FREIGHTLINER VCL 2000: TIRES:VALVE

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : VCL Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1999-04-30 - 2000-03-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V427000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-04-03 Date Received by ODI: 2000-12-29 Date Added to Database: 2001-01-02
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-277
Component: TIRES:VALVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3446
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: RV CHASSIS. THE VALVE STEM ON THE REAR INNER TIRE COULD RUB AGAINST THE WHEEL AND DEVELOP A LEAK.
Consequence:
      A LOSS OF AIR ON THE INNER TIRE COULD OVERLOAD THE OUTER TIRE IF UNDETECTED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A VALVE STEM EXTENSION STABILIZER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 3, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.