AIRSTREAM UNSPECIFIED 1983: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : AIRSTREAM Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1981-12-01 - 1983-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 83V124000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-12-06 Date Received by ODI: 1983-11-25 Date Added to Database: 1983-12-08
Manufacturers Involved: Airstream, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 338
Summary:
      BRAKE LINE MAY DEVELOP A HOLE OR LEAK BY SHORTING AGAINST A BARE, LIVE ELECTRICAL LINE. THE ELECTRICAL CONDUCTOR COULD LOSE INSULATION DUE TO MELTING BY MUFFLER HEAT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      RECALLED VEHICLES WILL HAVE THE GENERATOR STARTING LINE REPOSITIONED. PRESENTLY THE WIRE IS IN A COMMON HARNESS WITH THE BRAKE LINE AND IT RUNS TOO CLOSE TO THE MUFFLER. ALSO, BOTH THE ELECTRICAL WIRE AND THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE INSULATED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES AND SPECIALIZED COMMERCIAL VEHICLES EQUIPPEDWITH GASOLINE ENGINES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; PIPE LINES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THERE MAY BE A LOSS OF PRESSURE IN BRAKE LINES,RESULTING IN LOSS OF BRAKING ACTION AND A POSSIBLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT.NOTE: OWNERS ARE CAUTIONED NOT TO USE THE VEHICLE UNTIL THE DEFECT ISCORRECTED.