SPARTAN K2 2019: SERVICE BRAKES

Make : SPARTAN Model : K2 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2017-12-07 - 2019-03-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V360000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-06-19 Date Received by ODI: 2019-05-13 Date Added to Database: 2019-05-14
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 19012
Component: SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 92
Summary:
      Spartan Motors USA "Spartan" is recalling certain 2018-2019 Gladiator, MetroStar, K2, K3, and K4 emergency response chassis cabs and motor home chassis. The brake relay valve may have an air flow restriction, which may result in an extended stopping distance. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Consequence:
      An increase in stopping distance increases the risk of crash.
Remedy:
      Spartan will notify the vehicle manufacturers that purchased the affected chassis, and Spartan dealers will inspect and replace the valves, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 19, 2019. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-800-543-5008. Spartan's number for this recall is 19012.
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.