Prevost M5 Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on M5 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 1999-04-29 due to a problem with the hoses, lines/piping, and fittings. Approximately 116 vehicles were involved. Since 1999, M5'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 Prevost M5
|1999-04-29||(Published by NHTSA on 1999-04-29)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES AND BUS SHELLS. SOME BRAKE LINE HOSES MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED USING HEATER HOSE MATERIAL INSTEAD OF BRAKE LINE HOSE MATERIAL. HEATER HOSES ARE NOT APPROPRIATE FOR USE AS BRAKE LINES BECAUSE THE OPERATING PRESSURE OF THE BRAKING SYSTEM IS MUCH HIGHER THAN THAT OF THE HEATING SYSTEM.|
|Hazard:||THIS COULD RESULT IN SUDDEN BRAKE LINE FAILURE.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEATER HOSES WITH CORRECT BRAKE LINE HOSES.|
|Additional Info:||OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 1999. 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 PREVOST AT 1-418-883-3391. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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