OTTAWA COMMANDO 30 2004: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Make : OTTAWA Model : COMMANDO 30 Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2002-09-01 - 2006-07-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V306000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-08-28 Date Received by ODI: 2006-08-07 Date Added to Database: 2006-08-11
Manufacturers Involved: Kalmar Solutions, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2044
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TERMINAL TRACTORS EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX AIR MODULATOR VALVES, THE ELECTRICAL WIRING TO THE AIR MODULATOR BRAKE VALVES FROM THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE "ECM" IS INCORRECT. THE WIRES TO THE "EXHAUST" AND "HOLD" CONNECTIONS ON THE BRAKE MODULATOR VALVES ARE REVERSED.
Consequence:
      IN AN ANTI-LOCK BRAKING EVENT, THIS WILL CAUSE THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM "ABS" TO MALFUNCTION. THE ABS PERFORMANCE WILL BE DEGRADED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL PROVIDE OWNERS WITH 4 MODULATOR VALVE JUMPER HARNESSES FOR INSTALLATION. OWNERS SHOULD HAVE THIS REMEDY DONE BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS FAMILIAR WITH "BENDIX" AIR MODULATOR VALVES AND BASIC ELECTRICAL ASSEMBLY PROCEDURES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT OTTAWA TRUCK AT 785-242-2200.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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