FWD CRANE CARRIER 1981: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : FWD Model : CRANE CARRIER Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1979-05-01 - 1981-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V046000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-03-25 Date Received by ODI: 1981-04-07 Date Added to Database: 1981-05-12
Manufacturers Involved: FWD CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 123
Summary:
      IN ORDER TO ADJUST BRAKES ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, A MORE SENSITIVE THAN NORMAL PROCEDURE IS REQUIRED. USING A FIELD SERVICE BRAKE ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE MAY CAUSE THE AIR CHAMBER TO FUNCTION IMPROPERLY. THIS MAY CAUSE AN INCREASE IN VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT ALL INVOLVED VEHICLES, ADJUST CLEVIS AND READJUST BRAKES AS NECESSARY AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFICATIONS.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 575 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; BRAKE ADJUSTMENT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES AND POOR BRAKE PERFORMANCECOULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.