FREIGHTLINER FLD SD 2008: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : FLD SD Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2007-07-23 - 2007-10-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V031000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-02-19 Date Received by ODI: 2008-01-28 Date Added to Database: 2008-01-28
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-522
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 141
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE JAM NUTS ON THE BRAKE PUSHROD BETWEEN THE PEDAL AND THE BRAKE VALVE MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED. THESE NUTS SECURE THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE BRAKE PEDAL PUSHROD.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN A GRADUAL LOSS IN BRAKING PERFORMANCE LEADING TO A POSSIBLE VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND CORRECT THE BRAKE PEDAL PUSHROD ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 19, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DTNA AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DTNA RECALL NO. FL-522.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.