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Recall 07V042000

Parking Brake Cable Failure - Limousine Conversion Only

Recall Details

The parking brake cable on limousine conversions models can lose tension and not adequately hold the vehicle. Dealers will replace the park brake cable free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

On limousine conversion models, the parking brake cable can lose tension. The parking brake will not adequately hold the vehicle.

What Should You Do?

This recall pertains to vehicles modified as limousines by Accubuilt. You can check with your dealer to assist you in seeing if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

Affected Cars

Brakes, February 12, 2007

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 12, 2007
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
69
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
07V042000
Component
PARKING BRAKE
Summary
ON CERTAIN LONG WHEEL BASE VEHICLES WHICH WERE MODIFIED BY ACCUBUILT, THE PARK BRAKE CABLE COULD LOSE TENSION.
Consequence
SHOULD THIS CABLE FAIL, THE PARK BRAKE WILL NOT ADEQUATELY HOLD THE VEHICLE IN ALL CIRCUMSTANCES, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
ACCUBUILT WILL REPLACE THE PARK BRAKE CABLE ON THESE MODIFIED VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 26, 2007. THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO DAIMLERCHRYSLER VEHICLES CONVERTED BY ACCUBUILT. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ACCUBUILT AT 1-888-324-7895.
Notify
ACCUBUILT RECALL NO. 07-001. CUSTOMERS 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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