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2012 Van Hool T2140 Electronic Stability Control Recall 12V257000
NHTSA: Action Number: N/A Service Bulletin Number: 12V257000
- Report Date:
Jun 07, 2012
Electronic Stability Control
- Potential Units Affected:
Van Hool N.v.
Summary: Van hool is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 c2045, 2011-2012 t2140, 2010-2011 t2145 and 2011 td925 motorcoaches, equipped with meritor wabco electronic stability control (esc) modules, manufactured from august 2005, through september 2011. Under certain road and driving conditions, vehicle body roll and road inclination characteristics may adversely affect the slip angle calculation of the electronic stability control (esc) system. This might cause the esc to perceive an over steering situation and therefore apply the outer wheel brake on the front axle until the vehicle is perceived to be stable.
Consequence: The vehicle may deviate from the intended line of travel, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Van hool will notify owners via its dealer abc bus inc. And replace the control module free of charge. The recall began on july 2, 2012. Owners may contact the warranty administrator for abc bus, inc. Toll free at 1-877-427-7278.
Notes: Van hool¿s recall number is p689. Owners 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.