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Recalls - 1991 MCI MC9

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Recall Number

94V020000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE BRAKE ROD TO BRAKE ARM ATTACHING NUT AND BOLT ARE UNDERTORQUED AND MAY LOOSEN AND FALL OFF CAUSING SEPARATION OF THE ROD AND ARM.

Defect Consequence

SEPARATION OF THE BRAKE ROD AND THE BRAKE ARM RESULTS IN THE TOTAL LOSS OF THE SERVICE BRAKES WHICH MAY RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

MCI WILL SUPPLY 1/2" UNF "STOVER" LOCKNUT TO CUSTOMERS. THIS LOCKNUT SHOULD BE INSTALLED IMMEDIATELY AND TORQUED TO 40 LB/FT (54 NM). A FASTENER WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED TO THE CUSTOMER ALONG WITH THE INSTALLATION PROCEDURES.

Notes

SYSTEM: BRAKES; AIR SYSTEMS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BUSES AND MOTOR COACHES. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT MCI SERVICE AT 1-204-453-2872. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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