PROTERRA CATALYST 2016: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER

Make : PROTERRA Model : CATALYST Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-06-01 - 2017-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V750000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-12-11 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-23 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-26
Manufacturers Involved: Proterra Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 62
Summary:
      Proterra is recalling certain 2016-2017 Proterra Catalyst 40 transit buses equipped with axles with radial air disk brakes. Surface roughness of a guide pin in the radial brake calipers may cause the brake carriage guide pin support bolt to break.
Consequence:
      Breakage of the guide pin can cause loss of braking ability or loss of tire pressure, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Proterra will notify owners and have them replace the calipers on the affected axles, free of charge. Owners may contact Proterra customer service at 1-864-438-0000.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.