AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION CORP.

AMTRAN FE 1999

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

523
manufacture start date 10/16/1998, end of manufacturer 02/09/1999
TRANSIT AND SCHOOL BUSES. SOME REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLIES WERE BUILT USING INCORRECT MOUNTING HARDWARE. IMPROPER TORQUE OF THE FASTENER OR FASTENERS THAT RETAIN THE BRAKES TO THE REAR AXLE COULD ALLOW BRAKE GROUPS TO SEPARATION FROM THE REAR AXLE.

DEALERS/OWNERS WILL INSPECT THE MOUNTING HARDWARE AND REPLACE THE LOCK NUTS IF NECESSARY.
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 7, 1999.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 CONTACTAMTRAN AT 1-800-993-7686.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHW
recalled by MFR