PETERBILT 282H 1975: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:CONTROLS

Make : PETERBILT Model : 282H Year : 1975
Build Dates : 1975-08-01 - 1978-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V067000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-04-20 Date Received by ODI: 1978-04-04 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: PETERBILT MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:CONTROLS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 800
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES HAVE BRAKE PEDALS WHOSE BENDING STRENGTH MAY NOT WITHSTAND A PANIC OR SEVERE BRAKING APPLICATION.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE FOOT BRAKE PEDAL AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCK TRACTORS.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; PEDALS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF PEDAL FAILURE WERE TO OCCUR UNDER THESE CONDITIONS,THE REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY OF A TRUCK OR A TRACTOR-TRAILER COMBINATION MAYBE INSUFFICIENT TO AVOID AN ACCIDENT.