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Recalls - 1996 CUSHMAN 898465B

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, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Recall Number

01V263000

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: 3-WHEEL ON-ROAD POLICE VEHICLES. A SPLASH GUARD FITTED TO THE FRAME OF THE VEHICLE, LOCATED ABOVE THE DIFFERENTIAL, COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH THE REAR BRAKE LINES, CAUSING DAMAGE OR LEAKAGE. THE MODELS INVOLVED ARE: 1996-2001 MODELS 898465B MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 1996 TO JULY 2001; 1994-2001 MODELS 878464B MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 1, 1994 TO JULY 2001; 1997-2000 MODELS 878474D MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 1, 1997 TO DECEMBER 24, 2000; 1997-2000 MODELS 898474E MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2000 TO JULY 2001; 2000-2001 MODELS 898487 MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 1, 2000 TO JULY 2001; AND 2000-2001 MODELS 898488 MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 1, 2000 TO JULY 2001.

Defect Consequence

BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE COULD INCREASE THE BRAKING CAPABILITY OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW SPLASH GUARD WHICH WILL CREATE CLEARANCE FOR THE BRAKE LINE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 17, 2001. 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 RANSOMES/CUSHMAN AT 1-402-474-8568.

Notes

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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