MACK CTP 2007: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR

Make : MACK Model : CTP Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-04-05 - 2006-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V232000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-08-14 Date Received by ODI: 2006-06-28 Date Added to Database: 2006-06-28
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0336
Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2587
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SR-7 BENDIX BRAKE VALVES, THE CHECK VALVE INSIDE THE VALVE CAVITY MAY NOT PROPERLY SET, CAUSING INTERNAL AIR LEAKAGE. IF THE CHECK VALVE DOES NOT PROPERLY SEAT, THE RESULTING LEAKAGE CAN CAUSE A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON.
Consequence:
      THE DELAYED PARKING BRAKE APPLICATION CAN OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING, LEADING TO UNINTENDED VEHICLE ROLLAWAY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VALVES AND REPLACE IT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 14, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK TRUCKS RECALL NO. SC0336 'SC0313'.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO 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.