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List of recalls for Athey M8A

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Athey M8A Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on M8A vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2003-04-01 due to a problem with the caliper. Since 1997, M8A's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Athey Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Athey M8A vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Athey M8A

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2003-04-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-04-01)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN STREET SWEEPERS, AS THE BRAKE PADS WEAR, THE BRAKE CALIPERS ON THE REAR AXLE CAN COME INTO CONTACT WITH A BRACKET ON THE CHASSIS. THIS CAUSES THE CALIPER TO DEFLECT DURING BRAKE APPLICATION, INTRODUCING A BENDING MOMENT INTO THE CALIPER MOUNTING BOLTS. THE MOUNTING BOLT CAN EVENTUALLY BREAK ALLOWING THE CALIPER TO ROTATION OUT OF POSITION, CAUSING A LOSS OF BRAKING FUNCTION ON THE REAR AXLE.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE BRAKING SYSTEM ON THESE VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH OR APRIL 2003. 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 EPG/ATHEY AT 1-847-741-5370.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V110000
   
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