Wednesday, August 22, 2007

 

RECALL

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
PREVOST / H3-41 2006-2007
PREVOST / H3-45 2006-2007
PREVOST / X3-45 2006-2007
PREVOST / XLII-45 2007
PREVOST / XLII-45 COACH 2006
PREVOST / XLII-45 ENTERTAINER 2006-2007
Manufacturer : PREVOST CARS, INC.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V371000 Mfr's Report Date : AUG 15, 2007
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 854
Summary:
ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVES, THE INTERNAL RUBBER CHECK VALVE MAY LEAK CAUSING A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER THE OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON.
Consequence:
THIS COULD CAUSE DELAY OR FAILURE IN APPLYING THE PARKING BRAKES WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ROLL AWAY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
PREVOST IS WORKING WITH BENDIX TO REPAIR THESE VEHICLES (PLEASE SEE 07E-037). BENDIX WILL INSTALL A CHECK VALVE REPAIR KIT FOR THE AFFECTED SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENDIX AT 1-440-329-9000 OR PREVOST AT 1-418-831-2046.
Notes:
PREVOST RECALL NO. SR07-11. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION┬┐S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.



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