BENDIX EC-30T ECU 9999: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

Make : BENDIX Model : EC-30T ECU Year : NO YEAR
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03E043000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-01-06 Date Received by ODI: 2003-09-23 Date Added to Database: 2003-09-24
Manufacturers Involved: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 28508
Summary:
      BENDIX EC-30T ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNITS "ECU" USED OR INSTALLED ON TOWED VEHICLES SUCH AS TRAILERS AND DOLLIES AND ALSO SOLD AS AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT. THESE UNITS WERE SOLD FROM AUGUST 7, 2000, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 22, 2003. IF THE TRAILER-MOUNTED ABS WARNING LAMP CIRCUIT EXPERIENCES AN ELECTRICAL SHORT AND THE SHORT IS NOT REPAIRED, THE HIGH SIDE POWER SWITCH INSIDE THE ECU THAT CONTROLS THE ILLUMINATION OF THE TRAILER-MOUNTED ABS WARNING LAMP MAY EVENTUALLY BECOME THERMALLY STRESSED AND EXPERIENCE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.
Consequence:
      IF THE POWER SWITCH SHORTS, IT CAN RESULT IN AN OVER-CURRENT CONDITION IN THE ECU AND LEAD TO EXCESSIVE HEAT, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLE FIRE.
Remedy:
      BENDIX WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND WILL PROVIDE A REMEDY TO OWNERS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 6, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BENDIX RECALL ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-478-1793.
Report Initiator: MFR E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.