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Recalls - 1996 SPARTAN MM2242

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:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE

Recall Number

98V251000

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: MOTOR HOMES BUILT WITH MIDLAND-GRAU TK-2 ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS). PRESSURE DIFFERENTIAL PROBLEMS BETWEEN FRONT AND REAR BRAKE SYSTEMS CAN RESULT IN BRAKING TIMING ISSUES WHICH CAN CREATE EXCESSIVE FRONT BRAKE WEAR.

Defect Consequence

THIS CONDITION CAN REDUCE FRONT BRAKE LIFE RESULTING IN INCREASED VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCES.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE QUICK RELEASE VALVE WITH A VALVE FROM ANOTHER VENDOR.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DURING NOVEMBER 1998. 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 SPARTAN AT 1-800-722-3025. 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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