INTERNATIONAL 4900 2017: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 4900 Year : 2017
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
Summary:
      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.
Consequence:
      A rapid loss of air pressure without warning may cause a sudden application of the park brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      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
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.