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Athey M9B Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on M9B vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2003-04-01 due to a problem with the caliper. Since 1997, M9B'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 M9B vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Athey M9B

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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
   
2002-01-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-01-02)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: STREET SWEEPERS EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR WABCO PHASE 1, D-VERSION ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS), FAIL TO COMPLY TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS." AN INTERNAL DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM IN THE ABS MAY NOT DETECT AN EXTREME WHEEL SPEED SENSOR AIR GAP. SUCH A CONDITION COULD POSSIBLY OCCUR DURING (1) ORIGINAL ASSEMBLY OR (2) SUBSEQUENT WHEEL END SERVICE.
Hazard: THIS COULD DISABLE THE ANTI-LOCK FUNCTION ON THE AFFECTED WHEEL WITHOUT PROVIDING THE REQUIRED OPERATOR WARNING THAT THE ABS FUNCTION REQUIRES SERVICING.
Remedy: THE ABS ECU WILL BE REMOVED AND REPLACED ON THESE MOTOR HOMES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 28, 2001. 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 OR MERITOR WABCO AT 1-800-535-5560.
Additional Info: 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=01V130003
   
2001-12-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-12-20)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4-WHEELED, SELF-PROPELLED, ON-HIGHWAY MECHANICAL STREET SWEEPERS EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR WABCO ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS). INCORRECT BRAKE FLUID CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE RUBBER SEALS IN THE BRAKE MODULATOR VALVES.
Hazard: THE VEHICLE CAN EXPERIENCE LOSS OF OR REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITIES INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL FLUSH THE BRAKE SYSTEM WITH APPROVED FLUIDS, REPLACE THE DOT 5 FLUID WITH DOT 4 FLUID AND REPLACE THE BRAKE MODULATOR VALVE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 28, 2001. 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 ELGIN/ATHEY AT 1-847-741-5370.
Additional Info: 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=01V375000
   
2001-06-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-06-18)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: STREET SWEEPERS EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR WABCO PHASE 1, D-VERSION ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS), FAIL TO COMPLY TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS." AN INTERNAL DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM IN THE ABS MAY NOT DETECT AN EXTREME WHEEL SPEED SENSOR AIR GAP. SUCH A CONDITION COULD POSSIBLY OCCUR DURING (1) ORIGINAL ASSEMBLY OR (2) SUBSEQUENT WHEEL END SERVICE.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT TO DETECT AN EXTREME WHEEL SPEED SENSOR AIR GAP CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF ANTILOCK BRAKING FUNCTION ON THE WHEEL(S) WHERE THE AIR GAP EXISTS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: THE ABS ECU WILL BE REMOVED AND REPLACED OR THE ECU WILL BE REPROGRAMMED.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DURING DECEMBER 2000.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 ATHEY AT 1-919-556-5171. 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=00V279006
   
2001-06-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-06-01)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN STREET SWEEPERS, THE LEFT HAND FRONT BRAKE TORQUE PLATE IS SUSCEPTIBLE TO FAILURE.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE BRAKING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL MODIFY THESE VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2002. 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 ELGIN AT 1-847-741-5370.
Additional Info: 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=01V164000
   
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