Hagerstown, IN – Autocar, LLC is initiating a recall of specific vehicles, citing concerns with the park brake warning light, which may incorrectly signal during an event of air loss. The incorrect illumination of the warning light might heighten the chances of a vehicular accident.
Details of the Recall:
- NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V699000
- Manufacturer: Autocar, LLC
- Affected Component: PARKING BRAKE
- Potential Units Impacted: 104
The vehicles subject to this recall include the 2016-2023 ACX (Xpeditor) models and the 2021-2023 DC (Legend) models. The issue at hand pertains to a deviation from the stipulations of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 101, specifically the “Control and Displays” section.
Solution and Next Steps
Autocar has advised dealerships to replace the pressure switch for the affected vehicles without charging customers. Owners of these vehicles will receive formal notification letters by December 14, 2023. For further details or to address any concerns, owners can directly contact Autocar’s customer service line at 1-888-218-3611. The recall identifiers for this issue are ACX-2311 and DC-2306. Notably, this recall is a continuation and expansion of the earlier recall number 23V-400.
For extended information or to report potential safety concerns, vehicle owners can also reach out to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or via TTY at 1-800-424-9153. The NHTSA website, www.nhtsa.gov, provides further details and documentation pertaining to this recall.
Direct links to the official recall reports are provided below:
Vehicle owners are encouraged to act promptly in response to this recall to ensure their safety on the road.