PETERBILT 340 2007: PARKING BRAKE

Make : PETERBILT Model : 340 Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-09-19 - 2007-05-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V276000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-08-22 Date Received by ODI: 2007-06-27 Date Added to Database: 2007-06-27
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 607G
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16
Summary:
      CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVES. THE INTERNAL RUBBER CHECK VALVE MAY LEAK CAUSING A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER THE OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD DELAY OR FAILURE IN APPLYING THE PARKING BRAKES POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE ROLL AWAY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CHECK VALVE REPAIR KIT FOR THE AFFECTED SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 22, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PETERBILT AT 940-591-4201.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      PETTERBILT RECALL NO. 607G. CUSTOMERS MAY 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.