INTERNATIONAL 4900 2018: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 4900 Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2011-02-23 - 2018-06-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V351000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-11-27 Date Received by ODI: 2018-05-29 Date Added to Database: 2018-05-31
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-773
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 640
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2012-2019 Western Star 4900 trucks built with Lowmax hoods and disc brakes. There may be insufficient clearance between the front brake hose and the hood resulting in the brake hose being chafed.
Consequence:
      Front brake hose chafing may causing air loss, possibly reducing braking effectiveness and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle brake hose, free of charge. DTNA issued owners an interim notification on July 27, 2018. The recall began November 27, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-773.
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.