INTERNATIONAL 4900 2015: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
|Make : INTERNATIONAL||Model : 4900||Year : 2015|
|Build Dates : 2014-03-03 - 2017-01-31|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V124000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2017-04-27||Date Received by ODI: 2017-02-27||Date Added to Database: 2017-03-01|
|Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America, LLC|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-732|
|Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 450|
Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2015-2018 Western Star 4900 trucks. The aluminum air tanks on these vehicles may have improper welds possibly resulting in a rapid loss of air pressure.
A rapid loss of air pressure without warning may cause a sudden application of the park brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.
DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the aluminum air tanks with steel, triple compartment, air tanks, free of charge. The recall began on April 27, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-732.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.