CHEVROLET J70 1975: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Make : CHEVROLET Model : J70 Year : 1975
Build Dates : 1975-03-01 - 1976-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V148000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-07-17 Date Received by ODI: 1978-06-26 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1343
Summary:
      SOME ANTI-LOCK CONTROLLERS CONTAIN ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS WHICH WERE NOT MADE TO SPECIFICATIONS. IN THE EVENT THESE CONTROLLERS DEVELOP A FAILURE OF ANOTHER INTERNAL ELECTRIC COMPONENT, THE COMBINATION OF DEFECTS MAY CAUSE THE ANTI-LOCK VALVE SOLENOID "A COILED CURRENT CONDUCTING WIRE" TO BE CONTINUOUSLY ENERGIZED, PREVENTING APPLICATION OF THE BRAKES ON THE AXLE INVOLVED. HOWEVER, THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM PERFORMANCE ON THE REMAINDER OF THE VEHICLE IS NOT AFFECTED AND THE DRIVER WARNING LIGHT IS NOT ACTUATED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL NEW CONTROLLERS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AIR BRAKES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; ANTI-LOCK.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCES WLL BE INCREASED AND AVEHICLE ACCIDENT COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.