Prevost Cars, Inc. Suspension:front Recall

Vehicle Make / Model:
PREVOST / X3-45
Model Year(s):
2011-2012

Manufacturer: Prevost Cars, Inc.

Report Receipt Date: DEC 26, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V600000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 196

Summary:
Prevost is recalling certain model year 2011 and 2012 X3-45 Prevost coaches manufactured from March 25, 2011, through March 20, 2012. The left side radius rod support for the front I-beam suspension system may have been made from the wrong materials and thus, may suddenly break.

Consequence:
If the rod breaks while the vehicle is in use, stability and vehicle control may be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will insepct the vehicles and replace any affected radius rod supports, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided the agency with a remedy schedule. Owners may contact Prevost at 1-418-883-2888.

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