FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA 2007: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : COLUMBIA Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-04-01 - 2006-05-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V205000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-06-28 Date Received by ODI: 2006-06-12 Date Added to Database: 2006-06-12
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-477
Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5243
Summary:
      CERTAIN HEAVY TRUCKS, SHUTTLE BUSES, AND SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX MODULATED SPRING BRAKE VALVES. A DEFECT IN THE MODULATED SPRING BRAKE VALVE CASTING MAY CAUSE AN INTERMITTENT DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE PARK BRAKE.
Consequence:
      THE VEHICLE MAY ROLLAWAY WITHOUT WARNING, POSSIBLY CAUSING PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
      FREIGHTLINER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE VALVES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 28, 2006 TO FREIGHTLINER, STERLING, AND FCCC OWNERS. THOMAS BUILT MAILED LETTERS TO OWNERS BEGINNING JULY 27, 2006. THIS RECALL HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED "REPLACED" BY RECALL 07V302 "FL-504".
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FREIGHTLINER RECALL NO. FL-477.CUSTOMERS MAY 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.