GMC TILT-CAB/FORWARD 1984: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM:LINES AND FITTINGS

Make : GMC Model : TILT-CAB/FORWARD Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1984-02-01 - 1984-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V062000
Date Owner's Notified: 1984-06-14 Date Received by ODI: 1984-05-18 Date Added to Database: 1984-06-05
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM:LINES AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 141
Summary:
      REAR AXLE BRAKE TEE JUNCTION BLOCK WHICH JOINS THE BRAKE LINES IN THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE, WAS PAINTED BY MISTAKE. THE PAINT COULD CAUSE LOOSENING OF THE BRAKE HOSE CONNECTION WHICH MAY RESULT IN A BRAKE FLUID LEAK AND LOSS OF REAR BRAKES.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REMOVE PAINT IF NECESSARY AND THEN CHECK TO ENSURE PROPER FUNCTION OF BRAKES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; REAR AXLE JUNCTION BLOCK.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: BRAKES WILL CONTINUE TO FUNCTION BUT STOPPING DISTANCEWILL BE INCREASED. IN CIRCUMSTANCES WHERE MINIMUM STOPPING DISTANCE ISREQUIRED, AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.