Sutphen Sp70 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Sp70 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-12-14 due to a problem with the electronic stability control. Since 2009, Sp70'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 Sutphen Sp70
|2011-12-14||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-12-14)|
|Recall Summary:||SUTPHEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 THROUGH 2012 VEHICLES AND EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR WABCO ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MODULES. SEE THE LIST ABOVE FOR THE AFFECTED MODELS. UNDER CERTAIN ROAD AND DRIVING CONDITIONS, VEHICLE BODY ROLL AND ROAD INCLINATION CHARACTERISTICS MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THE SLIP ANGLE CALCULATION OF THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) SYSTEM. THIS MIGHT CAUSE THE ESC TO PERCEIVE AN OVER STEERING SITUATION AND THEREFORE APPLY THE OUTER WHEEL BRAKE ON THE FRONT AXLE UNTIL THE VEHICLE IS PERCEIVED TO BE STABLE.|
|Hazard:||IF THE DRIVER IS SLOW TO REACT DURING THIS ESC INTERVENTION, THE VEHICLE MAY DEVIATE FROM THE INTENDED LINE OF TRAVEL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||SUTPHEN IS WORKING WITH MERITOR WABCO TO REPLACE THE CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE MERITOR WABCO DEFECT REPORT 11E-039. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 16, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERITOR ON TRACK CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-866-668-7221.|
|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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