Incorrect Tire and Rim Selection/FMVSS 119, 120 - 2015 Phoenix Zeus 300, & 2015-2017 305 Shuttle Vans

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V698
Manufacturer Phoenix Motorcars
Components TIRES, WHEELS
Potential Number of Units Affected 45

 

Incorrect Tire and Rim Selection/FMVSS 119, 120

If the vehicle is loaded to its maximum passenger capacity, the rear tires may fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Phoenix Motorcars (Phoenix) is recalling certain 2015 Zeus 300, and 2015-2017 Zeus 305 shuttle vans built on a Ford E-350 chassis. When the vehicle is fully loaded, it may exceed the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) and the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars," and number 120, "Wheels and Rims-Other Than Passenger Cars."

 

Remedy

Phoenix will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace all of the vehicle wheels and tires with ones of a higher load rating, free of charge. The recall began on December 27, 2017. Owners may contact Phoenix customer service at 1-909-987-0815.

 

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.


Owner Notification Letter

January 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCONL-17V698-2534.pdf

Download (PDF, 341KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

November 28, 2017

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCAK-17V698-6466.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


 

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