KENWORTH C500 1976: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:CONTROLS:FOOT CONTROL

Make : KENWORTH Model : C500 Year : 1976
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 1981-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V075000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-12-01 Date Received by ODI: 1982-07-26 Date Added to Database: 1982-08-06
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:CONTROLS:FOOT CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 900
Summary:
      THE HAND VALVE INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE MAY HAVE BEEN INCORRECTLY POSITIONED. THIS WOULD ALLOW AIR TO ESCAPE FROM BOTH THE FRONT AND REAR SERVICE SYSTEMS SIMULTANEOUSLY IF THE CONTROL LINE TO THE REAR AXLE RELAY VALVES SHOULD FAIL. PERFORMANCE OF FRONT AND REAR SERVICE BRAKES DURING FAILURE COULD BE DEGRADED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE HAND VALVE WILL BE REPOSITIONED BY THE DEALER, IF NECESSARY, AT NO CHARGE OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; HAND VALVE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: PARTIAL LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY COULD RESULT IN LOSSOF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.