FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1982: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM

 
Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1981-06-01 - 1984-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V159000
Date Owner's Notified: 1985-03-01 Date Received by ODI: 1984-12-20 Date Added to Database: 1985-01-07
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 15
Summary:
      A POORLY DESIGNED BRACKET WHICH MOUNTS THE SERVICE/PARKING BRAKE UNIT TO THE REAR DRIVE AXLE MAY ALLOW DAMAGE TO BRAKE CHAMBER. DAMAGE MAY CAUSE THE SPRING BRAKE TO BE APPLIED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      BRAKE CHAMBER SUPPORT BRACKETS WILL BE REPLACED WITH A TYPE THAT PROVIDES THE NECESSARY CLEARANCE, WITHOUT COST TO THE OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH DISC BRAKES IN COMBINATION WITH AIRSUSPENSION SYSTEM.SYSTEM: BRAKING; BRAKE CHAMBER MOUNTING BRACKETS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL MAY OCCUR WITHOUT PRIORWARNING, RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: THIS PROBLEM SHOULD BE CORRECTED IMMEDIATELY.