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Autocar Wxll Recalls

There have been 6 recalls on Wxll vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-03-21 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-04-12, was due to a problem with the engine. Approximately 4100 vehicles were involved. Since 2002, Wxll's have experienced approximately 25 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the parking brake, air, shaft sector, underbody shields and labels. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled Autocar Wxll vehicles

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2003-12-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-12-03)
Recall Summary: 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.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO LOSE POWER TO ITS WHEELS AND RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RE-TIGHTEN BOLTS TO THE REQUIRED SPECIFICATIONS . CUSTOMERS 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 1-765-489-5499.
Additional Info: AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-0307.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=03V493000
   
2003-09-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-09-30)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS ASSEMBLED BY VOLVO TRUCKS, THE TRANSMISSION MAY GO INTO FORWARD GEAR WITHOUT THE DRIVER FIRST PRESSING DOWN ON THE BRAKE PEDAL.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO MOVE FORWARD WITHOUT WARNING, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITONAL AIR OPERATED STOP LIGHT SWITCH AND NECESSARY WIRING CHANGES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 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 AUTOCAR AT 765-489-5499.
Additional Info: AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-0302.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=03V358000
   
2003-02-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-02-12)
Recall Summary: 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.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF AXLE STABILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: VOLVO TRUCK SENT NOTIFICATION LETTERS TO OWNERS FOR AUTOCAR ON JANUARY 14, 2003. DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE UPPER AXLE SEAT ON BOTH REAR DRIVE AXLES. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLE 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 765-964-3121.
Additional Info: AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-301.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=03V020000
   
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