Champion M1235 2007-2011

Car model
Name Recalls
Champion M1235 2007 2
Champion M1235 2008 3
Champion M1235 2011 1


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Champion M1235 2007 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR - SUPPLY - CHECK VALVE
08V061000CHAMPION BUS, INC.from 01/01/2007 to 01/31/2008V (Vehicle)74MFRCHAMPION BUS, INC.02/06/200802/06/2008
Defect SummaryChampion is recalling 20 my 2007-2008 m1235 buses built on freightliner chassis and equipped with bendix sr-7 spring brake modulating valves. the internal rubber check valve may leak causing a delay in the application of the spring brakes to park the vehicle after the operator pulls the dash valve button.
Consequence SummaryThis could cause a delay or failure in applying the parking brakes which could result in a vehicle roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryChampion bus is working with freightliner and bendix to repair these vehicles (please see 07v302 and 07e037). bendix will install a check valve repair kit for the affected sr-7 spring brake modulating valve free of charge. owners may contact freightliner at 1-800-547-0712, bendix at 1-440-329-9000, or champion at 1-800-331-5761.
NotesCustomers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
STEERING - LINKAGES - TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
08V102000CHAMPION BUS, INC.from 01/05/2007 to 05/17/2007V (Vehicle)45MFRCHAMPION BUS, INC.03/06/200803/06/2008
Defect SummaryChampion is recalling 14 my 2007-2008 m1235 and re cts buses built on freightliner chassis. the fasteners that attach the steering arm or tie rod arms to the spindle may be over or under-tightened.
Consequence SummaryIncorrectly tightened steering arm fasteners may fatigue and fracture which could cause a crash without warning.
Corrective SummaryChampion bus is working with freightliner to repair these vehicles free of charge (please see 07v306). the manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this campaign. owners may contact freightliner at 1-800-547-0712 or champion at 1-800-331-5761.
NotesCustomers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.