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Old 04-14-2009, 12:16 PM   #1
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Exclamation Workhorse Recall Number 50901-C



NHTSA Campaign ID number : 09V110000
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
WORKHORSE / W20 2001-2008
WORKHORSE / W22 2001-2008

Manufacturer: NAVISTAR, INCMfr's Report Date: APR 01, 2009NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V110000 EA07016

NHTSA Action Number: EA07016 Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected: 47055

Summary:
NAVISTAR IS RECALLING 47,055 MY 2001-2008 WORKHORSE W20 AND W22 SERIES RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AXLES THAT INCLUDE BOSCH ZOPS OR ZOHT PIN SLIDE HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES. WHEN COMBINED WITH OCCASIONAL OR SEASONAL VEHICLE OPERATION MAY EXPERIENCE CALIPERS STICKING IN THE APPLIED POSITION. THIS CAN RESULT IN ABNORMAL HEAT GENERATION AT THE WHEEL END CAUSING BRAKE DRAG. THE DRIVER WOULD NORMALLY HAVE WARNING OF THE BRAKE DRAG IF UNDETECTED BY THE DRIVER.

Consequence:
THE TEMPERATURE INCREASE AT THE WHEEL END CAN EVENTUALLY LEAD TO SOFT PEDAL CONDITIONS DUE TO BRAKE FLUID BOIL, AND POSSIBLE EXTENDED STOPPING DISTANCE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS FREE OF CHARGE. A REMEDY IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE. OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY MAIL WHEN PARTS ARE AVAILABLE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 877-246-7731.

Notes:
WORKHORSE RECALL NO. 50901-C. 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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