2016 AUTOCAR XPERT - STEERING | STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Autocar Industries, LLC (Autocar Industries) is recalling certain 2016 Xpert, and Xspotter vehicles, equipped with certain Dana Spicer D-Series and E-Series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen.
HazardIf the tie rod loosens, it may disconnect from the steering knuckle, causing a complete loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionAutocar Industries will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the torque of the castellated nut and tie rod, tightening it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 20, 2017. Owners may contact Autocar customer service at 1-877-777-5360. Autocar's number for this recall is MDTT-1701.