Recall - MCI ( 20V233000 )

Front Brake Hose Failure/FMVSS 121

A leaking brake hose could cause a delay in the actuation time of the front brake, which would increase vehicle's stopping distance and increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V233000 Manufacturer Motor Coach Industries Components SERVICE BRAKES, AIR Potential Number of Units Affected 2,272

Summary Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2014-2019 J4500 and 2018-2019 J3500 motor coaches.The brake hoses may crack or otherwise fail resulting in an air leak. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, "Air Brake Systems."

Remedy MCI will notify owners to inspect the brake hoses and replace any hoses that are leaking or otherwise damaged. MCI will reimburse owners for the cost of the inspection, and will provide replacement parts as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 2020. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-800-241-2947. MCI's number for this recall is SB 481.