CHEVROLET B6 1990: PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE

Make : CHEVROLET Model : B6 Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1985-08-01 - 1989-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91V032000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-03-27 Date Received by ODI: 1991-02-19 Date Added to Database: 1991-02-28
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14044
Summary:
      THE PARKING BRAKE DRUM ATTACHMENT BOLTS MAY LOOSEN AND CAUSE A DRIVELINE LOCKUP CONDITION WHEN THE BUS IS STOPPED OR ALMOST STOPPED.
Consequence:
      DRIVELINE LOCK-UP COULD CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROLWITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE, AND RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      REMOVE ALL OF THE PARKING BRAKE DRUM BOLTS, APPLY A RETAINING COMPOUND TO NEW BOLTS, AND TORQUE THE NEW BOLTS TO SPECIFICATION.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION MOUNTED PARKING BRAKES DRUM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRAULIC BRAKES 'JE3' ANDALLISON AT545 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS 'MF1'.