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Tiffin Allegro Recall

2008 TIFFIN ALLEGRO BUS
2009 Tiffin Allegro Bus

Manufacturer: TIFFIN MOTORHOMES, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: APR 15, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V127000
N/ANHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Potential Number of Units Affected: 329

Summary: TIFFIN IS RECALLING 329 Model Year 2008-2009 ALLEGRO BUSES. THE REAR AXLE ABS MODULATING VALVE HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE WIRED INCORRECTLY. THE RIGHT AND LEFT MODULATOR VALVE HARNESS PIN COULD POSSIBLY BE REVERSED AT THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) CONNECTOR.

Consequence: UNDER SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS, WHEN IN THE ABS MODE, THIS WIRING PROBLEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE ONE SIDE OF THE REAR WHEELS TO LOCK WHILE CAUSING LITTLE OR NO BRAKING EFFORT ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE. THIS MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF CONTROL AND A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE REVERSED PINS FROM THE ECU CONNECTOR AND INSERT THEM BACK INTO THEIR CORRECT POSITION

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