RECALL Subject : Steering Bracket Detachment/Possible Steering Loss

Report Receipt Date: MAY 08, 2013

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V182000

Component(s): STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,694

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make / Model / Model Year(s)
SPARTAN K2 2006-2011
SPARTAN K3 2006-2011
SPARTAN MM 2006-2010

Manufacturer: Spartan Motors, Inc.

Spartan Motors Chassis (Spartan) is recalling certain model year 2006-2011 K2, and K3 and 2006-2010 MM motorhome chassis manufactured July 20, 2005, through December 17, 2010. The steering gear mounting brackets may crack and detach resulting in a loss of steering.

A loss of steering control may increase the risk of a crash.

Spartan will notify owners. Starting in mid-June 2013, dealers will install a replacement bracket or a reinforcement to the existing bracket. Until the remedy is available, owners may have their vehicle inspected at any Spartan service center. All repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or before, May 17, 2013.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)