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AUTOCAR WXR RECALLS - (31 Recalls Found)

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2009 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Problem: AUTOCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 WX AND WXR HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 LCOE VEHICLES. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY DEVELOP CRACKS IN THE TOP FLANGE OF THE FRONT FRAME RAIL EXTENSION. OVER TIME, THE CRACK MAY PROPAGATE ACROSS THE EXTENSION BRACKET, POTENTIALLY CAUSING THE EXTENSION BRACKET TO DEFORM UNDER LOAD. THESE TIRES ARE ALL ASYMMETRICAL TREAD PATTERNS WITH "OUTER" INDICATED ON THE OUTSIDE SIDEWALL. THE OUTSIDE SIDEWALL CONTAINS THE FULL TIRE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER INCLUDING THE PRODUCTION DATE CODE.Recall Details

2008 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Problem: AUTOCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 WX AND WXR HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 LCOE VEHICLES. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY DEVELOP CRACKS IN THE TOP FLANGE OF THE FRONT FRAME RAIL EXTENSION. OVER TIME, THE CRACK MAY PROPAGATE ACROSS THE EXTENSION BRACKET, POTENTIALLY CAUSING THE EXTENSION BRACKET TO DEFORM UNDER LOAD. THESE TIRES ARE ALL ASYMMETRICAL TREAD PATTERNS WITH "OUTER" INDICATED ON THE OUTSIDE SIDEWALL. THE OUTSIDE SIDEWALL CONTAINS THE FULL TIRE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER INCLUDING THE PRODUCTION DATE CODE.Recall Details

2008 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - PARKING BRAKE

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVES, THE INTERNAL RUBBER CHECK VALVE MAY LEAK CAUSING A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER THE OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON. Recall Details

2008 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Problem: CERTAIN TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF PART 568, 'VEHICLES MANUFACTURED IN TWO OR MORE STAGES, ALL INCOMPLETE, INTERMEDIATE AND FINAL-STAGE MANUFACTURERS OF VEHICLES MANUFACTURED IN TWO OR MORE STAGES.' THE GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING (GVWR) LABEL, AS APPLIED, MAY NOT BE ACCURATE. THE GVWR LABEL MAY INDICATE THAT THE VEHICLE'S LOAD CAPACITY IS HIGHER THAN THE DESIGNED WEIGHT RATING.Recall Details

2007 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Problem: AUTOCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 WX AND WXR HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 LCOE VEHICLES. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY DEVELOP CRACKS IN THE TOP FLANGE OF THE FRONT FRAME RAIL EXTENSION. OVER TIME, THE CRACK MAY PROPAGATE ACROSS THE EXTENSION BRACKET, POTENTIALLY CAUSING THE EXTENSION BRACKET TO DEFORM UNDER LOAD. THESE TIRES ARE ALL ASYMMETRICAL TREAD PATTERNS WITH "OUTER" INDICATED ON THE OUTSIDE SIDEWALL. THE OUTSIDE SIDEWALL CONTAINS THE FULL TIRE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER INCLUDING THE PRODUCTION DATE CODE.Recall Details

2007 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Problem: CERTAIN TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF PART 568, 'VEHICLES MANUFACTURED IN TWO OR MORE STAGES, ALL INCOMPLETE, INTERMEDIATE AND FINAL-STAGE MANUFACTURERS OF VEHICLES MANUFACTURED IN TWO OR MORE STAGES.' THE GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING (GVWR) LABEL, AS APPLIED, MAY NOT BE ACCURATE. THE GVWR LABEL MAY INDICATE THAT THE VEHICLE'S LOAD CAPACITY IS HIGHER THAN THE DESIGNED WEIGHT RATING.Recall Details

2007 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SEATS

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 XPEDITOR TRUCKS, SOME OF THE SEAT BASE MOUNTING FASTENERS THAT SECURE THE SEAT BASE TO THE CAB FLOOR BRACKET MAY HAVE BEEN LEFT LOOSE OR NOT INSTALLED AT ALL. IMPROPERLY TORQUED SEAT-MOUNTING FASTENERS MAY ALLOW MOVEMENT OF THE DRIVER'S SEAT WHILE HE/SHE IS OPERATING THE VEHICLE.Recall Details

2007 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - STEERING:COLUMN

Problem: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, SOME OF THE STEERING COLUMN SUPPORT BRACKET FASTENERS MAY NOT BE SECURED TO THE PROPER TIGHTNESS. Recall Details

2007 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - PARKING BRAKE

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVES, THE INTERNAL RUBBER CHECK VALVE MAY LEAK CAUSING A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER THE OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON. Recall Details

2006 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SUSPENSION

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY-DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES, THE TABS ON SOME OF THE LIFT AXLE SPINDLE NUTS MAY HAVE BEEN BROKEN DURING ASSEMBLY. WHEN IN PLACE, THE TABS ON THE NUTS PREVENT THE NUTS FROM LOOSENING. Recall Details

2006 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SEATS

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 XPEDITOR TRUCKS, SOME OF THE SEAT BASE MOUNTING FASTENERS THAT SECURE THE SEAT BASE TO THE CAB FLOOR BRACKET MAY HAVE BEEN LEFT LOOSE OR NOT INSTALLED AT ALL. IMPROPERLY TORQUED SEAT-MOUNTING FASTENERS MAY ALLOW MOVEMENT OF THE DRIVER'S SEAT WHILE HE/SHE IS OPERATING THE VEHICLE.Recall Details

2006 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS, THE BOLT ON THE STEERING SHAFT MAY NOT BE TIGHTENED TO THE CORRECT SPECIFICATION AND THE POSSIBILITY EXISTS THAT DUE TO THE LOOSE NUT, THE YOKE BOLT COULD SLIDE OUT PARTIALLY AND LIMIT THE ROTATION ON THE STEERING SHAFT.Recall Details

2005 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, EXPOSED 12V TERMINALS ON THE BATTERY DISCONNECT SWITCH ARE IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO A HINGED METAL LATCH ON THE BATTERY BOX LID. WHEN LATCHING OR UN-LATCHING THE BATTERY BOX LID, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT A PERSON WEARING METAL JEWELRY (LIKE A WATCH OR FINGER RING) MIGHT CONNECT THE GROUNDED, METAL LATCH TO THE EXPOSED POSITIVE TERMINALS ON THE BATTERY DISCONNECT SWITCH THROUGH SUCH JEWELRY.Recall Details

2005 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SUSPENSION

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY-DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES, THE TABS ON SOME OF THE LIFT AXLE SPINDLE NUTS MAY HAVE BEEN BROKEN DURING ASSEMBLY. WHEN IN PLACE, THE TABS ON THE NUTS PREVENT THE NUTS FROM LOOSENING. Recall Details

2005 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SLACK ADJUSTERS

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ARVINMERITOR AUTO SLACK ADJUSTERS, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE AUTO SLACK ADJUSTERS MAY NOT PROPERLY ADJUSTS.Recall Details

2005 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - WHEELS

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY-DUTY, CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ACCURIDE ALUMINUM WHEELS, PART NO. 29644ANP, SIZE 22.5 X 8.25, THE WHEELS WERE NOT PROPERLY PRE-STRESSED.Recall Details

2005 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - COMMUNICATIONS:BACK UP ALARM

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS, THE BACKUP ALARM MOTION SENSOR MAY NOT HAVE BEEN INSTALLED CORRECTLY AND MAY NOT SENSE WHEN THE VEHICLE MOVERS BACKWARDS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.Recall Details

2004 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, EXPOSED 12V TERMINALS ON THE BATTERY DISCONNECT SWITCH ARE IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO A HINGED METAL LATCH ON THE BATTERY BOX LID. WHEN LATCHING OR UN-LATCHING THE BATTERY BOX LID, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT A PERSON WEARING METAL JEWELRY (LIKE A WATCH OR FINGER RING) MIGHT CONNECT THE GROUNDED, METAL LATCH TO THE EXPOSED POSITIVE TERMINALS ON THE BATTERY DISCONNECT SWITCH THROUGH SUCH JEWELRY.Recall Details

2004 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX AUTOMATIC BRAKE SYSTEMS (ABS), THE BRAKES MAY HAVE A SYSTEM FAULT THAT MAY NOT BE DETECTED BY THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UUNIT (ECU) AND THEREFORE WILL NOT GENERATE AN ABS WARNING LIGHT ON THE DASH OF THE TRUCK.Recall Details

2004 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - COMMUNICATIONS:BACK UP ALARM

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS, THE BACKUP ALARM MOTION SENSOR MAY NOT HAVE BEEN INSTALLED CORRECTLY AND MAY NOT SENSE WHEN THE VEHICLE MOVERS BACKWARDS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.Recall Details

2004 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SUSPENSION

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES FITTED WITH NEWAY AD SERIES SUSPENSIONS, THE SUSPENSION HAS TRANSVERSE BEAM CASTINGS THAT MAY FRACTURE UNDER NORMAL LOADS. IF A CASTING BREAKS WHEN THE VEHICLE IS TRAVELING ON A ROADWAY THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR PIECES OF THE CASTING TO BECOME PROJECTILES AND THE SUSPENSION'S TRANSVERSE BEAM MAY DROP DOWN LOW ENOUGH TO CONTACT THE ROAD SURFACE. Recall Details

2004 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Problem: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ACCURIDE 22.5 X 9.00 - HUB PILOT H.D. STEEL WHEEL RIMS, THE REAR AXLE WHEEL STUDS ARE TOO SHORT. THESE STUDS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RETAIN THE WHEEL NUT TORQUE AND COULD LOOSEN ALLOWING THE LOSS OF A WHEEL. Recall Details

2004 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY-DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES, THE AUTOMATIC ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) BRAKE SENSOR BRACKET MAY NOT HAVE BEEN INSTALLED CORRECTLY ON THE FRONT AXLE AND MAY INTERFERE WITH THE BRAKE SHOE RETURN SPRING. THIS COULD CAUSE THE BRAKES TO NOT RELEASE OR MAY CAUSE AN UNEXPECTED FRONT WHEEL LOCKUP AND POSSIBLE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL. Recall Details

2004 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS

Problem: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE AIR SUSPENSION HEIGHT CONTROL VALVE MAY NOT BE INSTALLED CORRECTLY.Recall Details

2004 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SUSPENSION

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY-DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES, THE TABS ON SOME OF THE LIFT AXLE SPINDLE NUTS MAY HAVE BEEN BROKEN DURING ASSEMBLY. WHEN IN PLACE, THE TABS ON THE NUTS PREVENT THE NUTS FROM LOOSENING. Recall Details

2003 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX AUTOMATIC BRAKE SYSTEMS (ABS), THE BRAKES MAY HAVE A SYSTEM FAULT THAT MAY NOT BE DETECTED BY THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UUNIT (ECU) AND THEREFORE WILL NOT GENERATE AN ABS WARNING LIGHT ON THE DASH OF THE TRUCK.Recall Details

2003 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - POWER TRAIN

Problem: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ALLISON HEAVY DUTY TRANSMISSIONS, THE BOLTS FASTENING THE PROPSHAFT TO THE TRANSMISSION YOKE WERE NOT TIGHTENED SUFFICIENTLY. LOOSE BOLTS CAN CAUSE DISLOCATION OF THE PROPSHAFT. Recall Details

2003 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Problem: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ACCURIDE 22.5 X 9.00 - HUB PILOT H.D. STEEL WHEEL RIMS, THE REAR AXLE WHEEL STUDS ARE TOO SHORT. THESE STUDS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RETAIN THE WHEEL NUT TORQUE AND COULD LOOSEN ALLOWING THE LOSS OF A WHEEL. Recall Details

2003 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - COMMUNICATIONS:BACK UP ALARM

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS, THE BACKUP ALARM MOTION SENSOR MAY NOT HAVE BEEN INSTALLED CORRECTLY AND MAY NOT SENSE WHEN THE VEHICLE MOVERS BACKWARDS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.Recall Details

2002 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE

Problem: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS WITH VOLVO B-RIDE REAR SUSPENSION, THE FORWARD AND/OR REAR DRIVE AXLE UPPER AXLE UPPER SEAT COULD BREAK ALLOWING THE AFFECTED AXLE TO SHIFT OUT OF ALIGNMENT.Recall Details

2002 AUTOCAR WXR Recall - POWER TRAIN

Problem: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ALLISON HEAVY DUTY TRANSMISSIONS, THE BOLTS FASTENING THE PROPSHAFT TO THE TRANSMISSION YOKE WERE NOT TIGHTENED SUFFICIENTLY. LOOSE BOLTS CAN CAUSE DISLOCATION OF THE PROPSHAFT. Recall Details
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