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Recalls - 1998 NOVABUS NFD

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:SLACK ADJUSTERS

Recall Number

99V169000

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: 40 FOOT TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR REAR CAM BRAKES AND HALDEX AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS AND SOLD TO NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY. THE SLACK ADJUSTERS CAN CRACK.

Defect Consequence

BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS COULD BE REDUCED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

OWNERS ARE REQUESTED TO REPLACE THE CURB-SIDE SLACK ADJUSTERS EVERY 3,000 MILES. NOVABUS WILL REIMBURSE OWNERS FOR THE PARTS AND LABOR THROUGH THEIR STANDARD WARRANTY CLAIM PROCEDURES.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 30, 1999. ONLY VEHICLES PURCHASED BY NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY ARE INVOLVED.


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