January 23, 2023 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 23V019000
Visor May Obstruct Clearance Lights/FMVSS 108
An obstructed view of the clearance lights may increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V019
Manufacturer Autocar, LLC
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING, STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 346
Autocar, LLC (Autocar) is recalling certain 2020-2023 Xpeditor vehicles. The external sun visor may obstruct the roof mounted clearance lights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”
The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 23, 2023. Owners may contact Autocar customer service at 1-888-218-3611. Autocar’s number for this recall is ACX-2302.
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.nhtsa.gov.
August 19, 2022, Autocar personnel reported the sun visor partly obscured the corner mounted roof clearance lamp and began investigating.
August 22, 2022, through January 2023 Autocar tested photometry and sun visor placement.
January 13, 2023, all relevant information was presented to Autocar’s management team and out of an abundance of caution, Autocar decided to preform a voluntary safety recall.
4 Affected Products
2 Associated Documents
Noncompliance Notice 573 Report
Latest Recalls Documents
- Professional Design: Built in two card adapters of right & left.
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- Replace the interior grab handle or blanking plugs (if there is one), or it will still fit if the grab handle is not available.
- Professional Design: Built in two card adapters of right & left.
- Professional Design: Built in two card adapters of right & left.
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- Premium Quality: Anti-glare car visor is made of PP and TPR material, which is high strength and tough and safe. And it will not be overly hard and broken. Effectively extend the life of this car visor
- Anti-Glare: Car visor not only helps to prevent sudden glare in bright sunlight, but it can greatly diminish the glare or high beam from cars or other sources when driving at night.
- 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐠𝐧𝐞𝐭: The sunglasses holder for car features a strong magnetism that holds the sunglasses firmly in place, preventing them from slipping or falling. It is a convenient accessory designed to keep your sunglasses secure and within reach while driving.
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- 𝐏𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐞: If the glasses holder is not securely fastened, particularly for frames with thicker temples, it may be due to improper placement. We suggest adjusting the temples position slightly and pressing them against the elastic strap to ensure proper clamping. If you encounter any issues during use, do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and support.
- 【PROTECT YOUR EYES】Sun visor extender protects your eyes like sunglasses. The polarizing plate can reduce glare and provide you with a clear vision. Make the visual environment soft and comfortable, reducing eye fatigue【 Patented Design】. Note: The light transmittance of the sun visor extender is about 16%. Because everyone has a different sensitivity to light, if you feel that your eyes are uncomfortable during the use of the polarizer, you can contact us to return the product for a refund.
- 【QUICK INSTALLATION 】Car visor extender only takes 5 seconds to install quickly, Fits perfectly to the original visor, ensuring your extender never moves and doesn't fall off while driving. fits most cars. Pinch the spiral plastic spacers on the left and right sides and enjoy a fingerprint-free 180-degree angle adjustment of the polarized visor.The sunshade lens is made of high-quality PC material, which is resistant to high temperature and not easily deformed.
- 【BETTER CLOSE FIT】The visor design has been added a block light barrier, which solves the problem of sunlight Irradiates the eyes through the gap at the top of the visor. Escort your driving safety. Polarized car visor lens size: 12.6 inch (L) *5 inch (W). Length of block light barrier: 1.3 inch.
- 【3-IN-1 MULTIFUNCTION】 1. In summer- Can block the sun to protect your eyes. 2. In winter- Can reduce snow blindness and allow you to drive safely. 3. In foggy- It can increase visibility in fog to maintain a safe distance. (Note: It is not recommended to use the sun visor for car in the dark.)
- 【QUALITY SUPPORT】 Package: 2 polarized car sun visor + 1 polarized test card + 1 cleaning cloth. We provide 1-year quality support for this polarized car sun visor. If you have any problems with the purchased product, please feel free to contact us, we will solve the problem for you as soon as possible.
- 【MAGNETIC DESIGN AND ONE-HAND OPERATION】The sunglass holder is designed with magnetic adsorption, the strong magnetic makes it hold the glasses firmly and easily remove your glasses with one hand whenever you need them.
- 【MADE OF QUALITY LEATHER】The sunglasses holder for car is made of quality leather, soft leather wraps the whole glasses clip to ensure that it will not damage your visor and glasses. Simple and stylish, well made.
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- 【Size】:L: 12.6inch, W: 4.3inch.
- 【Superior Material - Essential Accessory】:Car visor extender sun blocker is made of highly strength material, thinner, lighter but durability and long-lasting, anti-breaking and impact-resistant. Car visor extension is a essentials car interior accessories for car owners all over the world.
- 【Anti-glare, eye-protection】:Whether you're a driver or a passenger, our sun visor will effectively filters strong light that cause visual discomfort in any sunny condition, snow blindness, protect your eyes, provide a clearer view, to ensure safe driving.
- 【Universal】:Built for convenience, our car visor extender is universal in size and compatible with any car or SUV.is suitable for car drivers whether he or she is tall or short and can be used in sunny, snowy and foggy days.
- 【After sales service】:If there is any quality problem with the product, you can contact us at any time. We will solve the problem for you as soon as we see it.
- 【Strong sunglasses holder】The sunglasses holder is closed by magnetic adsorption, the strong magnetic makes it very firm and stable, and can be operated with one hand.
- 【Leather Maded】No Harm to Glasses and Sun Visor - Using soft first layer leather, this eyeglass hanger will not scratch or damage your glasses.
- 【Easy to install】Just clip the car sunglasses clip on the sun visor to well organize your sunglasses, no more worry about sunglasses losing or messing around.
- 【REUSEABLE & WIDE APPLICATIONS】The car visor organizer can be used again and again, and it perfectly designed to most cars, SUV and trucks visors and most of sunglass.
- 【Cannot be used for cards with chips and stripes】The sunglass holder uses a magnetic design, please don't clip any cards that would affect by the magnetic, such as office card, credit cards, door cards, parking cards and etc.
- Sweet Harmony Press (Author)
- English (Publication Language)
- 49 Pages - 10/07/2018 (Publication Date) - Independently published (Publisher)
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OMB Control No.: 2127-0004 Part 573 Safety Recall Report 23V-019 The information contained in this report was submitted pursuant to 49 CFR §573 Manufacturer Name : Autocar, LLC Submission Date : JAN 23, 2023 NHTSA Recall No. : 23V-019 Manufacturer Recall No. : ACX-2302 Manufacturer Information : Manufacturer Name : Autocar, LLC Address : 551 S WASHINGTON STREET HAGERSTOWN IN 47346 Company phone : 7654895499 Population : Number of potentially involved : 346 Estimated percentage with defect : 100 % Vehicle Information : Vehicle 1 : 2020-2023 Autocar ACX (Xpeditor) Vehicle Type : BUSES, MEDIUM & HEAVY VEHICLES Body Style : OTHER Power Train : NR Descriptive Information : All ACX (Xpeditor) units manufactured with the suspect sun visor are included. Production Dates : APR 29, 2019 – SEP 13, 2022 VIN Range 1 : Begin : 5VCACLDF0LC230882 End : 5VCACDAF9PC239676 ✔ Not sequential Description of Noncompliance : Description of the Noncompliance : The external sun visor obstructs the roof mounted clearance lamps. FMVSS 1 : 108 – Lamps, reflective devices, and assoc. Equipment FMVSS 2 : NR Description of the Safety Risk : The clearance lamp view is obstructed and increases the risk of a crash. Description of the Cause : A manufacturing error resulted in the roof mounted sun visor being taller in profile than prior versions. Identification of Any Warning that can Occur : Visually obstructed view of the clearance lamps. Involved Components : Part 573 Safety Recall Report 23V-019 Page 2 The information contained in this report was submitted pursuant to 49 CFR §573 Component Name 1 : Autocar Sun Visor Component Description : Autocar Sun Visor Component Part Number : A6200046-001 Supplier Identification : Component Manufacturer Name : Autocar LLC Address : 551 S Washington St Hagerstown Indiana 47346 Country : United States Chronology : August 19, 2022, Autocar personnel reported the sun visor partly obscured the corner mounted roof clearance lamp and began investigating. August 22, 2022, through January 2023 Autocar tested photometry and sun visor placement. January 13, 2023, all relevant information was presented to Autocar’s management team and out of an abundance of caution, Autocar decided to preform a voluntary safety recall. Description of Remedy : Description of Remedy Program : Autocar will voluntarily initiate an owner notification and recall of all affected vehicles. Autocar will distribute to owners of affected vehicles an Owner Notification Letter, which will describe the defect and provide instructions for scheduling the inspection/repair of the vehicle at no cost to the vehicle’s owner. The owner letter will instruct vehicle owners who have paid to have this condition remedied prior to this campaign to seek reimbursement pursuant to Autocar’s General Reimbursement Plan, on file with the agency pursuant to 49 C.F.R. 573.6(c)(8)(i) and 49 C.F.R 573.13 How Remedy Component Differs from Recalled Component : The remedy is undetermined and under development at this time. Identify How/When Recall Condition was Corrected in Production : A stop ship has been initiated for all vehicles built with the suspect sun visor. Recall Schedule : Description of Recall Schedule : Owner and dealer notification will begin March 23, 2023, and end March 24, 2023. Part 573 Safety Recall Report 23V-019 Page 3 The information contained in this report was submitted pursuant to 49 CFR §573 Planned Dealer Notification Date : MAR 23, 2023 – MAR 24, 2023 Planned Owner Notification Date : MAR 23, 2023 – MAR 24, 2023 * NR – Not Reported