NATIONAL ESCORT III 1988: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Make : NATIONAL Model : ESCORT III Year : 1988
Build Dates : 1988-03-01 - 1989-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91V045000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-03-11 Date Received by ODI: 1991-03-21 Date Added to Database: 1991-03-28
Manufacturers Involved: NATIONAL MOTOR COACH CO.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 64
Summary:
      BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL BEYOND HALF THE DISTANCE TO THE FLOOR IS IMPAIRED DUE TO THE MOUNTING OF A MURPHY THROTTLE INTERLOCK SOLENOID BETWEEN THE BRAKE PEDAL SHAFT AND FLOORBOARD.
Consequence:
      THE INTERFERENCE WITH BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL COULD IMPAIRTHE BRAKE SYSTEM AND EXTEND VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN ANACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      REPOSITION MURPHY THROTTLE INTERLOCK SOLENOID AWAY FROM ANY POSSIBLE INTERFERENCE WITH BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: BRAKE PEDAL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PARATRANSIT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MURPHY MANUFACTUREDTHROTTLE INTERLOCKS.