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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.

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Recalled Autocar Wxll vehicles

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2013-05-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-05-17)
Recall Summary: Autocar, LLC is recalling certain model year 2005-2013 ACX, WX, and WXLL trucks built November 16, 2004, through September 10, 2012. On the affected vehicles, the air brake systems were built without the required air tank drain valve. Therefore, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Hazard: Air tanks with valves omitted will not drain if moisture is introduced into the tank, potentially reducing air capacity in the air brake system, which could cause a reduction in brake performance and equipment durability, thus increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Autocar will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 2, 2013. Owners may contact Autocar at 1-765-489-5499. Autocar's recall campaign number is A-1302.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V184000
   
2008-09-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-09-03)
Recall Summary: AUTOCAR IS RECALLING 770 MY 2007-2009 WXLL HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH RESIDENTIAL FRONT-LOADER APPLICATIONS. THESE VEHICLES MAY DEVELOP CRACKS MAINLY IN THE TOP FLANGE OF THE RH EXTENSION OF THE FRAME RAIL AT THE FRONT SPLAY BREAK WHERE THE RE-ENFORCING STRAPS ARE WELDED. DURING FRONT-LOADER OPERATION, RESIDUAL HYDRAULIC PRESSURE CAUSES THE FRONT LOADER SYSTEM TO PUSH DOWN ON THE BUMPER-MOUNTED BRACKETS, CAUSING VISIBLE DEFLECTION OF THE CHASSIS FROM THE SUSPENSION FRONT HANGER BRACKET FORWARD.
Hazard: THE DEFLECTION MAY EVENTUALLY RESULT IN CRACKING OF THE FRAME RAIL.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT FRAME EXTENSIONS WITH THE NEW I-BEAM EXTENSION DESIGN. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUTOCAR AT 1-765-489-5499.
Additional Info: AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-0804.CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V447000
   
2007-11-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-11-02)
Recall Summary: 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.
Hazard: DUE TO THE ERROR IN GVWR LABELING, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT A VEHICLE COULD BE OVERLOADED WITHOUT THE VEHICLE OPERATOR'S KNOWLEDGE. A VEHICLE IN AN OVERLOADED CONDITION MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO COMPONENT FAILURE THAT MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: AUTOCAR WILL SEND A LETTER WHICH DESCRIBES THE DISCREPANCY IN GVWR LABELING, AND WILL INCLUDE A COMPLETE SET OF REVISED GVWR LABELS INCLUDING A REVISED INCOMPLETE VEHICLE DOCUMENT LABEL ALONG WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATION OF THE LABELS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 7, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUTOCAR AT 1-765-489-5499.
Additional Info: AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-0704.CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V513000
   
2007-07-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-07-05)
Recall Summary: 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.
Hazard: THIS COULD DELAY OR FAILURE IN APPLYING THE PARKING BRAKES WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ROLL AWAY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CHECK VALVE REPAIR KIT FOR THE AFFECTED SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUTOCAR AT 765-489-5499.
Additional Info: AUTOCAR RECALL NO.A-0702.CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V290000
   
2007-04-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-04-26)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, SOME OF THE STEERING COLUMN SUPPORT BRACKET FASTENERS MAY NOT BE SECURED TO THE PROPER TIGHTNESS.
Hazard: EXCESSIVE PLAY IN THE STEERING COULD CAUSE THE DRIVER TO LOSE STEERING CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 21, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUTOCAR AT 765-489-5499.
Additional Info: AUTOCAR RECALL NO.A-0701. CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V184000
   
2007-01-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-01-10)
Recall Summary: 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.
Hazard: THIS MOVEMENT COULD RESULT IN A TEMPORARY LOSS OF CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPAIR THE VEHICLE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 22, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUTOCAR AT 1-877-973-3486, EXT. 2572 OR GO TO WWW.AUTOCARTRUCK.COM.
Additional Info: AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-0604. CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V007000
   
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