Autocar Wx64 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Wx64 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2010-07-01 due to a problem with the tank assembly. Approximately 3113 vehicles were involved. Since 2002, Wx64's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the wheel and handle bar, shaft pitman. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Autocar Wx64
|2010-07-01||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-07-01)|
|Recall Summary:||MCNEILUS IS RECALLING CERTAIN TRUCKS BUILT ON AUTOCAR CHASSIS. DURING THE REFUSE BODY MOUNTING PROCESS, CHASSIS AIR TANKS MAY BE RELOCATED TO FACILITATE MOUNTING OF THE BODY. AIRLINES TO THE AIR HOLDBACK VALVE MAY HAVE BEEN RECONNECTED INCORRECTLY AFTER A TANK(S) WAS RELOCATED.|
|Hazard:||A RELOCATED TANK COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY.|
|Remedy:||OWNERS WILL INSPECT VEHICLES AND PERFORM REPAIRS FREE OR CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCNEILUS AT 507-374-6321.|
|Additional Info:||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 .|
|2003-12-10||(Published by NHTSA on 2003-12-10)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN DUAL STEER TRUCKS, THE 18" STEERING WHEELS WERE NOT ASSEMBLED CORRECTLY. THE HORNS EITHER WORKED INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL.|
|Hazard:||THIS CONDITION COULD PREVENT A DRIVER FROM WARNING ANOTHER VEHICLE OR BYSTANDER OF THEIR PRESENCE, WHICH COULD CAUSE A VEHICLE CRASH OR INJURY TO BYSTANDERS.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REMOVE AND REASSEMBLE THE CONTACT PLATE POSITION OR ROLLER POSITION, IF NECESSARY. 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 AUTOCAR AT 1-877-973-3486.|
|Additional Info:||AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-0306.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
|2003-11-19||(Published by NHTSA on 2003-11-19)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN CLASS 8 TRUCKS, THE CASTLE NUT HOLDING THE PITMAN ARM TO THE STEERING DRAG LINK CAN VIBRATE LOOSE DUE TO A MISSING COTTER PIN.|
|Hazard:||IF THE STEERING COMPONENTS BECOME DETACHED FROM EACH OTHER, THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE STEERING WITHOUT WARNING, WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||AUTOCAR HAS TELEPHONED ALL CUSTOMERS AND ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN REPAIRED.|
|Additional Info:||AUTOCAR RECALL NO. 1-0303.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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