SPARTAN K2 2019: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : SPARTAN Model : K2 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2017-11-16 - 2018-07-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V538000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-09-11 Date Received by ODI: 2018-08-15 Date Added to Database: 2018-08-21
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 18023
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 274
Summary:
      Spartan Motors USA "Spartan" is recalling certain 2018-2019 Spartan Specialty K2 vehicles. The park brake systems on these chassis may not be able to prevent the vehicles from moving unintentionally if parked on a grade. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Consequence:
      If the vehicle moves unintentionally while parked on a grade, it could increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Spartan will notify the Entegra motorhome owners, and Spartan dealers will install new brake chambers, free of charge. The recall began September 11, 2018. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-800-543-5008. Spartan's number for this recall is 18023.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
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.