Autocar Industries, LLC (Autocar) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Xspotter Terminal Tractor vehicles manufactured August 3, 2015, to April 21, 2016. The steering column shaft weld may break causing a separation of the steering wheel from the steering system, creating a loss of steering ability.
A loss of steering ability increases the risk of a crash.
Autocar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering columns and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 7, 2016. Owners may contact Autocar customer service at 1-888-218-3611. Autocar’s number for this recall is ACTT-1601.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: rcak-16v599-8783
SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE PDF: rclrpt-16v599-9481
Report Receipt Date: AUG 15, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V599000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 294
Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
- AUTOCAR XSPOTTER 2016-2017