GMC B6P042 1987: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : GMC Model : B6P042 Year : 1987
Build Dates : 1987-02-01 - 1988-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 88V137000
Date Owner's Notified: 1988-09-09 Date Received by ODI: 1988-08-16 Date Added to Database: 1988-08-22
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors 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 : 1503
Summary:
      MELTING OF THE AIR BRAKE LINES CAN OCCUR WHERE THE AIR LINES ROUTE UNDER THE LEFT HAND FRAME RAIL NEAR THE EXHAUST PIPE.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN PARTIAL OR TOTAL LOSS OF SERVICEBRAKES WITHOUT WARNING, WHICH COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      REROUTE AIR LINE HARNESS AWAY FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM; REPLACE HARNESS IF HEAT DETERIORATION HAS OCCURED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: AIR BRAKE LINES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: COWL MODEL SCHOOL BUSES WITH AIR BRAKES AND GASOLINEENGINES.