FREIGHTLINER M2 2010: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : M2 Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2009-04-15 - 2010-05-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V444000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-10-05 Date Received by ODI: 2010-09-23 Date Added to Database: 2010-09-30
Manufacturers Involved: Fontaine Modification
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 308
Summary:
      FONTAINE MODIFICATION IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 FREIGHTLINER M2 VEHICLES BUILT ON FREIGHTLINER CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH DUEL STEERING COMPONENTS. THE ROUTING OF THE AIR HOSES, WITHIN THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM, THAT CONTROL THE BRAKES ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE TRUCK MAY HAVE BEEN DONE IMPROPERLY.
Consequence:
      THE AIR HOSES ROUTED VERY CLOSE TO THE TURBO OUTLET CAN CAUSE THE LINES TO BLISTER, THEN MELT AND DEVELOP AIR LEAKS THAT MAY LEAD TO BRAKE LOCK UP INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW HOSES AND HEAT PROTECTIVE THERMAL WRAP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FONTAINE MODIFICATION AT 704-409-1613.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNERS 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 .