Glaval Star Cruiser Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Star Cruiser vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-02-18 due to a problem with the axle assembly. Approximately 117 vehicles were involved. Since 2003, Star Cruiser's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Glaval Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Glaval Star Cruiser
|2009-02-18||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-02-18)|
|Recall Summary:||GLAVAL BUS IS RECALLING 117 MY 2003-2006 CONCORDE AND MY 2003-2004 STAR CRUISER EQUIPPED WITH ARVINMERITOR OR AXLE ALLIANCE COMPANY 6,000 THROUGH 8,000 POUND FRONT AXLES UTILIZING A FOUR PIECE SPINDLE-NUT SET. INSTALLATION OF A FOUR-PIECE SPINDLE NUT SET WITH A THIN SPINDLE NUT MAY LEAD TO DAMAGE OF THE WHEEL END, INCLUDING INCORRECT END PLAY, DEGRADATION OF LUBRICATION, WEAR OF THE SPINDLE NUT AND BEARING JOURNAL, OIL CONTAMINATION WITH METAL SHAVINGS, AND PREMATURE BEARING FAILURE.|
|Hazard:||OUTER WHEEL BEARING FAILURE WILL CAUSE NOISE AND VIBRATION THAT WILL BE NOTICEABLE TO THE DRIVER AND THE ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) WARNING LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE. CONTINUED OPERATION WITH THE ABS WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED MAY RESULT IN WHEEL SEPARATION AND A POSSIBLE VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DAIMLER TRUCKS IS HANDLING THE REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN (PLEASE SEE 08V-137). GLAVAL BUS IS WORKING WITH DAIMLER TRUCKS THE EXISTING FOUR-PIECE SPINDLE SET WILL BE REPLACED WITH A MORE ROBUST NUT SET USING A THICKER, HARDER INNER NUT AND A NEW HUB CAP. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FOR YOU FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 24, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712 OR GLAVAL BUS AT 574-262-2212.|
|Additional Info:||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 .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.