FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1984: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

 
Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1983-03-01 - 1985-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 85V161000
Date Owner's Notified: 1985-11-07 Date Received by ODI: 1985-12-03 Date Added to Database: 1985-12-09
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20
Summary:
      REAR BRAKE RELAY VALVE CONTROL LINE WAS CONNECTED TO THE SECONDARY DOUBLE CHECK VALVE, RATHER THAN THE PRIMARY ONE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THESE TRUCKS HAVE A TWO AXLE BRAKE SYSTEM EACH ON SEPARATE SYSTEMS TO AVOID TOTAL LOSS OF BRAKES. HOWEVER WITH THE MISCONNECTED LINES AND IF A RUPTURE OR LEAK OCCURS IN THE CONTROL LINE, THE FRONT AND REAR AXLE BRAKES WILL FAIL.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      PROPERLY CONNECT CONTROL LINE TO THE PRIMARY DOUBLE CHECK VALVE. RECHECK FOR PROPER OPERATION OF FRONT BRAKES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: AIR BRAKES PLUMBING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY LOW CAB FORWARD TRUCKS. MODEL FLL6384.