FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1989: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CHAMBER

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1989
Build Dates : 1988-12-01 - 1993-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 93V069000
Date Owner's Notified: 1993-06-22 Date Received by ODI: 1993-04-26 Date Added to Database: 1993-04-30
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CHAMBER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 200
Summary:
      THE SPRING BRAKE CHAMBERS MOUNTED ON TAG AXLES WITH MOUNTING STUDS ALIGNED HORIZONTALLY INSTEAD OF VERTICALLY CAN RESULT IN FRACTURE OF THE BRAKE CHAMBER HOUSING BASE WHICH LIMITS THE APPLICATION OF SERVICE BRAKES ON THE AFFECTED WHEEL.
Consequence:
      LIMITED APPLICATION OF SERVICE BRAKES ON A WHEELINCREASES STOPPING DISTANCE WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE BRAKE CHAMBERS WITH CHAMBERS THAT HAVE BEEN REINFORCED FOR HORIZONTAL MOUNTING.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS WITH SPRING BRAKE TYPE MGM BRAKE CHAMBERSINSTALLED ON ROCKWELL TAG AXLES.