Freightliner XCR Recalls
There has been 1 recall on XCR vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-07-17 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-07-23, was due to a problem with the equipment. Since 2000, XCR's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Freightliner XCR
|2013-07-17||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-07-23)|
|Recall Summary:||Matthews Specialty Vehicles is recalling one model year 2013 Freightliner XCR bus manufactured June 27, 2013; and one model year 2000 Thomas Built FE bus manufactured April 15, 2013; and model year 2013 International TerraStar buses manufactured June 12, 2013; and one model year 2011 Thomas Built CHSU/Mickey bus manufactured April 24, 2013. Due to a design change in the power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.|
|Hazard:||If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.|
|Remedy:||Matthews Specialty Vehicles will notify the owner and Dometic staff will replace the affected motor with one of a different design. The recall is expected to begin mid-July 2013. Owners may contact Dometic at 1-888-447-0003 for more information. Owners are being instructed not to drive their vehicle until repairs can be performed.|
|Additional Info:||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 www.safercar.gov.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.