KENWORTH W900B 1982: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY

Make : KENWORTH Model : W900B Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1982-03-01 - 1982-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V074000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-09-25 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:SUPPLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1000
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED TRUCKS MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITHOUT THE INSTALLATION OF A SINGLE CHECK VALVE. THIS FAILS TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS". IN THE EVENT OF A SINGLE FAILURE IN THE REAR AIR SYSTEM, THE LACK OF A CHECK VALVE WOULD ALLOW SIMULTANEOUS LOSS OF AIR FROM BOTH FRONT AND REAR BRAKING SYSTEMS.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL A SINGLE CHECK VALVE, IF NECESSARY, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; AIRBRAKES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: DEGRADED BRAKING CAPABILITY COULD RESULT IN LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.