General Coach Abc M1235 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Abc M1235 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2010-12-27 due to a problem with the column. Since 2010, Abc M1235'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 General Coach Abc M1235
|2010-12-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-12-27)|
|Recall Summary:||CHAMPION BUS IS RECALLING CERTAIN VEHICLES BUILT ON FREIGHTLINER S2 CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH TRW IGEN3 INTERMEDIATE STEERING COLUMNS. THE WELD AROUND THE IGEN3 STEERING SHAFT TUBE THAT SECURES THE SPLINE TUBE TO THE INTERMEDIATE TUBE MAY BE MISLOCATED (I.E., NOT FULLY OVER THE SEAM CREATED WHEN THE TUBES ARE PRESSED TOGETHER.)|
|Hazard:||MISLOCATED WELDS MAY RESULT IN TORSIONAL AND AXIAL STRENGTH FALLING BELOW ACCEPTABLE LEVELS. THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE STEERING COLUMN, LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.|
|Remedy:||DAIMLER TRUCKS/FREIGHTLINER WILL HANDLE THE REMEDY AND QUARTERLY REPORTS FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. PLEASE SEE FREIGHTLINER'S DEFECT REPORT (10V-322). FREIGHTLINER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE BUSES WILL BE REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 23, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS/FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712.|
|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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .|
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