MACK CHN 2007: PARKING BRAKE

Make : MACK Model : CHN Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2005-11-04 - 2007-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V360000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-01-10 Date Received by ODI: 2007-08-15 Date Added to Database: 2007-08-16
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0335
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 18805
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVES, THE INTERNAL RUBBER CHECK VALVE MAY LEAK CAUSING A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER THE OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD DELAY OR FAILURE IN APPLYING THE PARKING BRAKES WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ROLL AWAY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      MACK IS WORKING WITH BENDIX TO REPAIR THESE VEHICLES "PLEASE SEE 07E037". BENDIX WILL INSTALL A CHECK VALVE REPAIR KIT FOR THE AFFECTED SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 10, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENDIX AT 1-440-329-9000 OR MACK AT 1-800-528-6586.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK RECALL NO. SC0335 'SC0328'.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY: 1-800-424-9153'; OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.