Cushman 898488 (2000) – 01V263000

Defect Description For Recall

Vehicle Description: 3-Wheel On-Road Police Vehicles. A Splash Guard Fitted To The Frame Of The Vehicle, Located Above The Differential, Could Come In Contact With The Rear Brake Lines, Causing Damage Or Leakage. The Models Involved Are: 1996-2001 Models 898465B Manufactured From October 1996 To July 2001; 1994-2001 Models 878464B Manufactured From November 1, 1994 To July 2001; 1997-2000 Models 878474D Manufactured From May 1, 1997 To December 24, 2000; 1997-2000 Models 898474E Manufactured From February 1, 2000 To July 2001; 2000-2001 Models 898487 Manufactured From May 1, 2000 To July 2001; And 2000-2001 Models 898488 Manufactured From July 1, 2000 To July 2001.

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Component Description

Service Brakes, Hydraulic:Foundation Components:Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings

Effect Of Defect

Brake Fluid Leakage Could Increase The Braking Capability Of The Vehicle, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Fix Defect

Dealers Will Install A New Splash Guard Which Will Create Clearance For The Brake Line. Owner Notification Began September 17, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ransomes/Cushman At 1-402-474-8568.

Vehicle Manufacturer

Ransomes Corporation

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Ransomes Corporation

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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard