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Universal Specialty Eagle Recall

UNIVERSAL SPECIALTY EAGLE 2002-2006
Manufacturer: UNIVERSAL SPECIALTY VEHICLES, INC.Mfr's Report Date: JUN 23, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V263000NHTSA Action Number: EQ09004
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 12
Summary:
 UNIVERSAL SPECIALTY IS RECALLING 12 Model Years 2002 thru 2006 EAGLE CLASS A MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH AXLES THAT INCLUDE BOSCH ZOPS OR ZOHT PIN SLIDE HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES. THE CALIPERS ON THESE BRAKES MAY STICK WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED, WHICH CAN RESULT IN ABNORMAL HEAT GENERATION AT THE WHEEL END CAUSING BRAKE DRAG.
Consequence:
 IF THE BRAKE DRAG IS LEFT UNDETECTED,THE TEMPERATURE INCREASE AT THE WHEEL END CAN EVENTUALLY LEAD TO SOFT PEDAL CONDITIONS AND EXTENDED STOPPING DISTANCES, THEREBY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS.

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