CHEVROLET CHEVROLET TRUCK 1980: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : CHEVROLET Model : CHEVROLET TRUCK Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1978-09-01 - 1980-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V017000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-02-21 Date Received by ODI: 1980-02-26 Date Added to Database: 1980-03-07
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 850
Summary:
      DURING TESTING OF THE FIRE APPARATUS, EXTREME HEAT GENERATED FROM THE RIGHT SIDE ENGINE EXHAUST MANIFOLD, RESULTED IN DAMAGE TO THE BRAKE HOSE AT THE FRAME FITTING. THIS COULD CAUSE A LEAK IN THE FRONT AXLE HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL AN EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD AT THE RIGHT SIDE FRAME TO BRAKE HOSE FITTING AND REPLACE FRONT BRAKE HOSES AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH HYDRAULIC BRAKES, MARK IVENGINES AND FIRE APPARATUS.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: A LEAK IN THE BRAKE HOSE WOULD RESULT IN LOSS OFBRAKING ACTION WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING AND, POSSIBLY, AN ACCIDENT.