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Recalls - 1996 CHANCE RT-52

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Recall Number

99V196000

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: STREETCARS AND TRANSIT COACHES . THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL CABLE CAN RUB AGAINST THE ELECTRICAL JUNCTION BOX POWER STUD ALLOWING BATTERY CURRENT TO FLOW DIRECTLY TO GROUND.

Defect Consequence

ELECTRICAL ARCING CAN IGNITE COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS IN THE JUNCTION BOX, INCREASING THE RISK OF PROPERTY DAMAGE AND PERSONAL INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL SECURE THE CABLE AWAY FROM THE JUNCTION BOX POWER STUD WITH A CLAMP THAT IS SECURED TO THE FLOOR BY A SCREW AND WASHER; AND THE JUNCTION BOX POWER STUD WILL BE INSULATED WITH A RUBBER BOOT.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 20, 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 CHANCE COACH AT 1-888-391-1777. 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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