Autocar Ks Series

Model Ks Series made by Autocar got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning vehicle speed control .

Model 1979


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
80V002000WHITE MOTOR CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1979 to 10/01/1979V (Vehicle)2006/09/1980MFRWHITE MOTOR CORPORATION01/08/198003/06/1980571124
Defect SummaryOn some vehicles, the accelerator return spring bracket was improperly positioned. this may delay the return of the throttle to the idle position or prevent it from returning altogether. the improper positioning constitutes a non-compliance with federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 124, accelerator control systems.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will check position of the accelerator return spring bracket on all involved vehicles. the bracket will be repositioned and return springs will be replaced, if necessary, free of charge.
NotesVehicle description: trucks equipped with detroit diesel engines and donaldsonair cleaners.system: fuel; accelerator return springs.consequences of defect: if throttle does not return to its idle position,vehicle speed will not decrease even after the accelerator pedal has beenreleased. loss of vehicle control and an accident could occur.