CHEVROLET W SERIES 1985: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : CHEVROLET Model : W SERIES Year : 1985
Build Dates : 1984-08-01 - 1984-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V117000
Date Owner's Notified: 1984-09-04 Date Received by ODI: 1984-09-24 Date Added to Database: 1984-10-09
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 682
Summary:
      THE FRONT BRAKE HOSE, WHICH IS ROUTED FROM THE BODY BRAKE TUBING TO THE FRONT AXLE CONNECTOR, MAY HAVE BEEN TWISTED WHEN INSTALLED. IF THE HOSE IS TWISTED, IT MAY BECOME LOOPED OR COILED UPON ITSELF RESULTING IN ABRASIVE CONTACT DURING NORMAL OPERATION.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE FRONT BRAKE HOSE ON EACH VEHICLE INVOLVED WILL BE INSPECTED FOR PROPER ROUTING AND, IF NECESSARY, REROUTED TO PREVENT ANY ABRASIVE CONTACT.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 4 WHEEL DRIVE.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; FRONT BRAKE HOSE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION MAY EVENTUALLY RESULT IN HOSE FAILURE.REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY WILL RESULT AND MAY LEAD TO AN ACCIDENT,PARTICULARLY IN SITUATIONS WHERE MINIMUM STOPPING DISTANCE IS REQUIRED.