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Recalls - 1991 NABI ARTIC

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

TRAILER HITCHES

Recall Number

99V027002

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

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: ARTICULATED BUS. THESE BUSES MAY BECOME UNSTABLE AT SPEEDS OVER 45 MPH SHOULD THE HYDRAULIC DAMPENING SYSTEM IN THE ARTICULATED JOINT LOOSE PRESSURE.

Defect Consequence

THE REAR BUS COULD START TO SWING FROM SIDE TO SIDE CAUSING THE DRIVER TO LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL MODIFY THESE BUSES. THE MODIFICATIONS INCLUDE AN ADDITIONAL INTERLOCK SYSTEM THAT WILL GRADUALLY BRING THE VEHICLE TO A STOP UTILIZING THE THIRD AXLE BRAKES.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 15, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NABI AT 1-256-831-4296. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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