FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1982: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY

 
Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1982-05-01 - 1982-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V115000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-03-25 Date Received by ODI: 1982-12-01 Date Added to Database: 1982-12-06
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9
Summary:
      SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS". THE RELEASE TIME FOR THE REAR BRAKES MAY EXCEED THE .55 SECOND LIMIT REQUIREMENT FOR SAFE BRAKING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT REAR AXLES FOR INCORRECT RELAY VALVE AND INSTALL NEW CORRECTED MODEL R14 RELAY VALVES AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS HAVING TANDUM REAR DRIVE AXLES EQUIPPED WITHA SINGLE BENDIX AIR BRAKE RELAY VALVE.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; AIR BRAKES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: AS A RESULT, STOPPING DISTANCES MAY BE INCREASED. THISCOULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.