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Prevost Brake Recall

Do you own one of these potentially dangerous Prevost motor coaches, being recalled for brake problems?

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):

VOLVO BUS 9700 2009-2012

Manufacturer: PREVOST CARS, INC. Mfr's Report Date: JUN 21, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V295000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 27

Summary:
PREVOST IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 VOLVO 9700 MOTOR COACHES. DUE TO A SOFTWARE ERROR, THE VEHICLES MAY COME TO A SUDDEN STOP BY BRAKE APPLICATION IF THE SENSOR READS THAT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT DOOR IS NOT COMPLETELY CLOSED.

Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS, THE VEHICLE MAY SUDDENLY STOP WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
PREVOST WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE

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