CHEVROLET T SERIES 2006: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR

Make : CHEVROLET Model : T SERIES Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2006-04-01 - 2006-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V254000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-07-31 Date Received by ODI: 2006-07-13 Date Added to Database: 2006-07-13
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 06054
Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1184
Summary:
      CERTAIN MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED SR-7 BENDIX BRAKE VALVES, THE CHECK VALVE INSIDE THE VALVE CAVITY MAY NOT PROPERLY SET, CAUSING INTERNAL AIR LEAKAGE. IF THE CHECK VALVE DOES NOT PROPERLY SEAT, THE RESULTING LEAKAGE CAN CAUSE A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON.
Consequence:
      THE DELAYED PARKING BRAKE APPLICATION CAN OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING, LEADING TO UNINTENDED VEHICLE ROLLAWAY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VALVES AND REPLACE IT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, GMC AT 1-866-996-9463, OR ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
Notes:
      GM RECALL NO. 06054. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.