Brake Line Routing May Cause Wear and Fluid Leak – 2019-2020 Excellance RAM 4500/5500

January 26, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V023000

Brake Line Routing May Cause Wear and Fluid Leak

A worn rear brake caliper flexible line may cause brake fluid leakage which may result in a partial or complete loss of the rear brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V023

Manufacturer Excellance, Inc

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 397

 

Summary

Excellance, Inc (Excellance) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Excellance-modified RAM 4500/5500 vehicles to be equipped with CLASS Suspension Systems. In the affected suspension systems, the rear brake caliper flexible line may have been routed so that it contacts a suspension component, possibly causing excessive wear and a loss of rear brakes.

 

Remedy

Excellance will notify owners, and dealers will install a kit to remedy any damage and to prevent any future damage, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. Owners may contact Excellance customer service at 1-800-882-9799.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 


May 7, 2021

 

To Whom it May Concern,

 

In reference to NHTSA ID: Amendment 1, all units built by Excellance, Inc. have been repaired and no notifications need to be sent out to the owners of these units. If anyone has any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

 

Thank you,

 

Tara Quattlebaum
Warranty-Parts Specialist
Excellance, Inc
800-882-9799
256-772-8792 fax
tara@excellance.com

 


4 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
RAM 4500 2019-2020
RAM 5500 2019-2020

 


5 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-21V023-5695.pdf 245.266KB

RCAK-21V023-5695

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V023-6966.PDF 215.052KB

RCLRPT-21V023-6966

 


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-21V023-5337.pdf 371.148KB

RCONL-21V023-5337

 


Recall 573 Report- Amendment 1

RCLRPT-21V023-3220.PDF 215.049KB

RCLRPT-21V023-3220

 


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2021-2

RCLQRT-21V023-1966.PDF 211.129KB

RCLQRT-21V023-1966

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=21V023&docType=RCL

 


 

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