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Recalls - 2012 MCNEILUS ZR

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

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS

Recall Number

12V236000

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

MCNEILUS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 ZR TRUCKS, MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 26, 2010, THROUGH MAY 1, 2012 FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108 “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THE HAZARD WARNING LAMPS DO NOT WORK WHEN THE IGNITION IS IN THE OFF POSITION.

Defect Consequence

INADEQUATE LIGHTING COULD REDUCE THE VISIBILITY OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

MCNEILUS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND MCNEILUS SERVICE TECHNICIANS WILL CONNECT THE HAZARD WARNING LIGHTS DIRECTLY TO THE VEHICLE’S POWER SUPPLY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN EARLY JUNE 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCNEILUS AT 507-374-6321.

Notes

MCNEILUS SAFETY RECALL NO. 41-0967369. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


Component Description

EQUIPMENT

Recall Number

15V536000

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

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc. (McNeilus) is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 Zero Radius (ZR) Side-Loader Refuse Trucks, model 48, manufactured January 1, 2010, to April 10, 2015. The affected trucks are equipped with an air actuated transit arm latch that may loosen over time, causing the transit arm latch to unintentionally release, allowing the arm to extend beyond the overall width of the vehicle.

Defect Consequence

If the latch arm unexpectedly extends from the side of the vehicle, there is an increased the risk of a crash.

Defect Corrective Action

McNeilus will notify owners, and fleet service technicians will install a new a chain style transit arm latch that will keep the arm from drifting, free of charge. The recall began on October 19, 2015. Owners may contact McNeilus customer service at 1-888-686-7278. McNeilus' number for this recall is VSR-TSB-008.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


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