OTTAWA CYT30 1988: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : OTTAWA Model : CYT30 Year : 1988
Build Dates : 1984-09-01 - 1998-07-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 98V197000
Date Owner's Notified: 1998-09-07 Date Received by ODI: 1998-08-24 Date Added to Database: 1998-08-28
Manufacturers Involved: OTTAWA TRUCK CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2040
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: YARD TRACTORS. AN AIR LINE FROM THE REAR BRAKE RESERVOIR TO THE FRONT SUPPLY PORT ON THE DUAL BRAKE VALVE AND THE AIR LINE FROM THE FRONT RESERVOIR TO THE REAR SUPPLY PORT ON THE DUAL BRAKE VALVE WERE INCORRECTLY ROUTED. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS."
Consequence:
      DIMINISHED BRAKING EFFORT COULD RESULT DUE TO THE INCORRECT ROUTING.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE AIR LINES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 7, 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT OTTAWA AT 1-785-242-2200.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.