Recall - AEV ( 20V300000 )

Brake Line Routing May Cause Wear and Fluid Leak

A worn rear brake caliper flexible line may cause brake fluid leakage which may result in a partial or complete loss of the rear brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V300000 Manufacturer Halcore Group, Inc. Components SUSPENSION, SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC Potential Number of Units Affected 75

Summary Halcore Group, Inc. (Halcore) is recalling certain 2019-2020 American Emergency Vehicle TraumaHawk Type 1 ambulances built on RAM 4500 and 5500 chassis equipped with Compressible Liquid Adaptive Suspension Systems (C.L.A.S.S.), part numbers DS135RS3A, DS135RS3AF, DS135RS3-DM. The rear brake caliper flexible line may have been routed so that it contacts a suspension component, possibly causing excessive wear and a loss of rear brakes. The affected system component is the rear brake caliper flexible line which may be causing brake caliper to wear due to contact suspension components.

Remedy Halcore will notify owners, and dealers will dealers inspect the rear brake caliper flexible lines for wear and install a kit to modify the rear brake caliper flexible line mounting, and if necessary, a kit to replace worn brake lines, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin May 30, 2020. Owners may contact Halcore customer service at 1-800-447-0343.


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