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Recalls - 2002 SPARTAN SB

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

Recall Number

04V311000

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

CERTAIN MY 1999-2002 SPARTAN SUMMIT MOTOR HOMES, FRONT ENGINE SCHOOL BUSES, AND TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 25, 1999, AND MAY 21, 2002, AND EQUIPPED WITH DANA FRONT AXLE CONTAINING BOSCH HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES WITH ZERO OFFSET SLIDE CALIPERS (ZOPS). BOSCH HAS DECIDED THAT THE PRESENCE OF CORROSION IN THE VICINITY OF THE CALIPER SEAL LAND CAN CONTRIBUTE TO REDUCED PISTON MOBILITY IN SOME CASES AND LEAD TO PERFORMANCE ISSUES CAUSING OVERHEATING.

Defect Consequence

OVERHEATED BRAKE COMPONENTS MAY NOT ALLOW THE DRIVE TO STOP SAFELY, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH. THIS OVERHEATING COULD ALSO RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

SPARTAN WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE CALIPERS AND PADS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 24, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SPARTAN AT 1-517-543-6400.

Notes

SPARTAN RECALL NO. 04011. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.


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