Workhorse W21 2005

Model W21 made in 2005 by Workhorse got 4 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to service brakes, hydraulic. . There was one recall concerning service brakes, hydraulic .

Model 2005


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
09V110000NAVISTAR, INCfrom 07/24/2000 to 12/19/2007V (Vehicle)4887609/16/2010ODIWORKHORSE CUSTOM CHASSIS04/03/200904/03/2009
Defect SummaryNavistar is recalling certain model year my 2001-2008 workhorse w20, w21 and w22 chassis and certain model year 2009 through 2011 monaco rv admiral, arista, monarch, and riptide recreational vehicles equipped with axles that include bosch zops or zoht pin slide hydraulic disc brakes. when combined with occasional or seasonal vehicle operation may experience calipers sticking in the applied position. this can result in abnormal heat generation at the wheel end causing brake drag. the driver would normally have warning of the brake drag if undetected by the driver.
Consequence SummaryThe temperature increase at the wheel end can eventually lead to soft pedal conditions due to brake fluid boil, and possible extended stopping distance increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryWorkhorse dealers will replace all four bosch brake caliper assemblies free of charge. the safety recall began on september 16, 2010. owners may contact workhorse at 1-877-246-7731.
NotesWorkhorse recall no. 50901-c and 51101-c.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 .

Consumer Complaints

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 Tl-the contact owns a 2005 workhorse w21. the vehicle was included in the recall associated with nhtsa campaign id number 09v110000, service brakes, hydraulic. since the recall was issued he has been contacting the manufacturer to attempt to have the vehicle repaired. he has continuously been informed that the parts necessary to repair the vehicle were unavailable. the vehicle has never been repaired. the failure mileage was 4,000 and the current mileage was 25,580. sm.