AUTOCAR ( 12V472000 )
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 06:00:32 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
AUTOCAR / XPEDITOR
Report Receipt Date: SEP 27, 2012
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Potential Number of Units Affected: 542
Summary: Autocar Industries, LLC (Autocar) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Xpeditor heavy-duty class 8 vehicles, manufactured from September 10, 2010, through September 10, 2012, equipped with a back-up alarm. The alarm may not have been installed correctly and may not sound when the vehicle is reversing.
Consequence: Without an audible warning that the vehicle is reversing, there is an increased risk that the reversing vehicle may hit a pedestrian or another vehicle.
Remedy: Autocar will notify owners, and dealers will repair the affected vehicles, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on November 9, 2012. Owners may contact Autocar Industries, LLC, at 1-765-489-5499.