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Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
VICTOR / A703 9999
VICTOR / A704 9999
VICTOR / A705 9999
VICTOR / M703 9999
VICTOR / M704 9999
VICTOR / M705 9999
VICTOR / V703 9999
VICTOR / V704 9999
VICTOR / V705 9999
Manufacturer : VICTOR PRODUCTS, INC.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05E040000 Recall Date : JUN 03, 2005
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 31000
Summary:
 CERTAIN VICTOR PRESSURE INDICATOR VALVE CAP (PIVC) P/NOS. V703/705; M703/705; AND A703/705. THE CLEAR PLASTIC TOP CAN BREAK OFF, ALLOWING THE AIR IN THE TIRE TO ESCAPE VERY RAPIDLY.
Consequence:
 SHOULD THIS OCCUR WHILE THE IS IN USE, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
 VICTOR WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMER AND EITHER THEY WILL REPLACE THE INDICATOR CAPS OR ISSUE CREDIT. THE RECALL BEGAN MAY 16, 2005. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VICTOR PRODUCTS AT 847-298-8870.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
MITSUBISHI / ECLIPSE 2006
Manufacturer : MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V247000 Recall Date : JUN 01, 2005
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1151
Summary:
 CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN FITTED WITH A DEFECTIVE BRAKE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
 THE BOOSTER BODY COULD SEPARATE DUE TO IMPROPER CRIMP JOINTS, RESULTING IN A TOTAL LOSS OF BRAKE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE BRAKE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY. OWNERS WERE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE ON MAY 24, 2005, TO STOP DRIVING THEIR VEHICLES AND ARRANGEMENTS WERE MADE FOR A LOANER VEHICLE. OWNERS CAN CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
YAMAHA / XVS11 1998-2005
YAMAHA / XVS65 1998-2005
Manufacturer : YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USA
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V256000 Recall Date : JUN 07, 2005
Component: SEATS:MOTORCYCLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 46000
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN MOTORCYLES, THE ORIGINAL REPLACEMENT MOUNTING HARDWARE HOLDING THE PASSENGER SEAT TO THE FENDER COULD BREAK IF THE MOUNTING HARDWARE IS OVER TIGHTENED.
Consequence:
 IF THE HARDWARE BREAKS, THE PASSENGER SEAT CAN FALL OFF THE REAR FENDER. THE PASSENGER COULD LOSE BALANCE AND FALL, CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
 OWNERS MAY ALREADY HAVE RECEIVED A LETTER FROM YAMAHA DATED MARCH 3, 2005, ABOUT THIS DEFECT. IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AN IMPROVED REMEDY TO THE REPAIR OF THE PREVIOUS RECALL, YAMAHA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES AGAIN. DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HARDWARE HOLDING THE PASSENGER SEAT TO THE FENDER WITH COMPONENTS OF A DIFFERENT TYPE THAT WILL NOT ALLOW THE SEAT TO FALL OFF. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON JUNE 30, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT YAMAHA AT 1-800-88-YAMAHA.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
US BUS / STURDIBUS 2005
Manufacturer : U.S. BUS CORPORATION
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V257000 Recall Date : JUN 02, 2005
Component: VISIBILITY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 200
Summary:
 CERTAIN 2005 MY STURDIBUS SCHOOL BUSES. THESE BUSES FAIL TO COMPLY TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 217, "WINDOW RETENTION."
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT PASSENGER CONTACT WITH THE WINDOW COULD CAUSE THE WINDOW TO DISLODGE FROM ITS GASKET/SEAL, AND PERMIT PASSAGE OF A PASSENGER'S HEAD THROUGH THE RESULTING OPENING. THIS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR EVEN DEATH.
Remedy:
 THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY AND NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT US BUS AT 845-357-2510.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
FORD / F-250 SUPERDUTY 2005
FORD / F-350 SUPERDUTY 2005
FORD / F-450 SUPERDUTY 2005
FORD / F-550 SUPERDUTY 2005
Manufacturer : FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V266000 Recall Date : JUN 07, 2005
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 78675
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND CHASSIS CAB VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L OR 6.8L GASOLINE ENGINES, THE FUEL JUMPER LINE MAY HAVE AN INCORRECT END FORM.
Consequence:
 THE FUEL LINE MAY SEPARATE AT THE CONNECTION TO THE MAIN FUEL BUNDLE. IF THE FUEL LINE SEPARATES, AN OPERATOR MAY NOTICE A GASOLINE ODOR AND/OR FUEL ON THE GROUND, LOSS OF POWER, AND THE ENGINE WILL EVENTUALLY STALL. FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN EXTERNAL RETENTION CLIP AT THE FUEL JUMPER LINE TO THE MAIN FUEL BUNDLE CONNECTION. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON JUNE 20, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notes:
 FORD RECALLNO. 05S33. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
NISSAN / SENTRA 2005
Manufacturer : NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V269000 Recall Date : JUN 03, 2005
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 44000
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A VAPOR HOSE LOCATED IN THE FUEL TANK MAY NOT HAVE BEEN FORMED CORRECTLY DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PARKED WITH A FULL FUEL TANK, FUEL MAY FLOW INTO THE VAPOR HOSE, WHICH IS CONNECTED TO A VAPOR CANISTER.
Consequence:
 THE VAPOR CANISTER COULD BECOME FULL, AND EXCESS FUEL COULD SPILL OUT ONTO THE GROUND. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL CHECK THE VAPOR HOSE CONNECTIONS IN THE FUEL TANK TO DETERMINE IF A POOR SEAL EXISTS. IF A POOR SEAL IS IDENTIFIED, A NEW FUEL TANK WILL BE INSTALLED. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON AUGUST 15, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
FORD / E350 2004-2005
FORD / E450 2004-2005
FORD / EXCURSION 2004-2005
FORD / F-250 SUPERDUTY 2005
FORD / F-350 SUPERDUTY 2005
FORD / F-450 SUPERDUTY 2005
FORD / F-550 SUPERDUTY 2005
FORD / F250 SUPERDUTY 2004
FORD / F350 SUPERDUTY 2004
FORD / F450 SUPERDUTY 2004
FORD / F550 SUPERDUTY 2004
Manufacturer : FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V270000 Recall Date : JUN 07, 2005
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 180104
Summary:
 CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND VANS EQUIPPED WITH 6.0L DIESEL ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE STALLING WITHOUT WARNING WHILE DRIVING AND MAY OR MAY NOT RESTART.
Consequence:
 SHOULD THE ENGINE STALL, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL UPGRADE THE FUEL INJECTION CONTROL MODULE (FICM) WIRE HARNESS OR REPLACED, AND/OR HAVE A NEW INJECTION CONTROL PRESSURE (ICP)) SENSOR CONNECTOR INSTALLED. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON JULY 5, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notes:
 FORD RECALL NO. 05S34. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
GILLIG / 29 FOOT LOW FLOOR 2004-2005
GILLIG / 35 AND 40 FOOT LOW FLOOR 2004-2005
Manufacturer : GILLIG CORPORATION
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V271000 Recall Date : JUN 02, 2005
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1096
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES, THE CAST CLAMP PORTION OF THE TORQUE ROD COULD CRACK UNDER INITIAL TORQUEING OF THE CLAMP FASTENERS RESULTING IN BREAKAGE OR CRACKS. CASTING POROSITY AND INCORRECT HEAT TREATMENT CAUSED POTENTIAL WEAKNESS IN THE CAST CLAMP PORTION OF THE TORQUE ROD.
Consequence:
 THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CAST IRON TORQUE ROD CLAMPS WITH A FABRICATED STEEL CLAMPS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT GILLIG AT 510-785-1500.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
FOUR WINDS / CHATEAU 2005-2006
FOUR WINDS / CHATEAU CITATION 2005
FOUR WINDS / CHATEAU SPORT 2005-2006
FOUR WINDS / DUTCHMEN 2005
FOUR WINDS / DUTCHMEN DORADO 2005
FOUR WINDS / DUTCHMEN EXPRESS 2005
FOUR WINDS / FOUR WINDS 2005-2006
FOUR WINDS / FOUR WINDS 5000 2005-2006
FOUR WINDS / FOUR WINDS SIESTA 2005-2006
FOUR WINDS / FUN MOVER 2005
Manufacturer : FOUR WINDS INTERNATIONAL
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V272000 Recall Date : JUN 07, 2005
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 238
Summary:
 CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON FORD E-450 CHASSIS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, 'TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.' THE TIRE PRESSURE IS INCORRECTLY LISTED ON THE LABEL FOR THE REAR TIRES.
Consequence:
 AT THE INCORRECTLY STATED PRESSURE, THE REAR TIRES ARE UNABLE TO SUPPORT THE GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATING (GAWR) FOR THE REAR AXLE.
Remedy:
 OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL BE MAILED SUPPLEMENTARY TIRE LABELS CONTAINING THE CORRECT REAR TIRE INFLATION INFORMATION. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673 OR FOUR WINDS AT 1-574-266-1111.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
SPARTAN / MOUNTAIN MASTER 2005-2006
Manufacturer : SPARTAN CHASSIS, INC.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V273000 Recall Date : JUN 08, 2005
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 609
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, THE HARNESS AND CABLES WERE ROUTED INCORRECTLY. SHARP CASTING EDGES OF THE TRANSMISSION LIFTING EAR CUT INTO THE CABLES OR THE WIRE HARNESS.
Consequence:
 SMOKE MAY OCCUR WHICH MAY NOT BE VISIBLE TO THE DRIVER AND AN ELECTRICAL SHORT MAY OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE HARNESS AND CABLES AWAY FROM THE TRANSMISSION LIFTING EAR, AVOIDING THE CASTED PART WHICH WAS THE SOURCE OF CHAFFING. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SPARTAN AT 517-543-6400.
Notes:
 SPARTAN RECALL NO. SPEC 05020. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.

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