Recall - HORTON ( 20V291000 )

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: 20V291000 Manufacturer Halcore Group, Inc. Components SUSPENSION, SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, SERVICE BRAKES Potential Number of Units Affected 17

Summary Halcore Group, Inc. (Halcore) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Horton Emergency Vehicles (HEV) Type I & Type III ambulances built on a Ram 4500 or 5500 chassis and 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.


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 in June 2020. Owners may contact Halcore customer service at 1-800-447-0343.