GMC C7 1985: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : GMC Model : C7 Year : 1985
Build Dates : 1982-10-01 - 1984-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 85V085000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1985-07-02 Date Added to Database: 1985-07-24
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 624
Summary:
      THE FRONT AIR BRAKE HOSE MAY CONTACT THE INNER FENDER ON THE LEFT AND/OR RIGHT SIDES OF SOME TRUCKS. IN SOME INSTANCES, THE BRAKE HOSE MAY RUB THROUGH, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE UPON BRAKE APPLICATION. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: BRAKE HOSE MAY RUB THROUGH CAUSING AIR PRESSURE LOSS WHEN BRAKES ARE APPLIED AND REDUCED BRAKING ABILITY. A REDUCTION OF BRAKING ABILITY AT A TIME WHEN MINIMUM STOPPING DISTANCE IS REQUIRED COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      INSTALL NEW BRAKE CHAMBER SUPPORT BRACKETS, BRAKE LINE ELBOWS, AND AIR BRAKE HOSES, AS NECESSARY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH TILT HOODS, 7000' FRONT AXLE AND AIR BRAKES.SYSTEM: FRONT BRAKE HOSE.