SPARTAN GLS 2010: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE

Make : SPARTAN Model : GLS Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2008-07-01 - 2008-12-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V184000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-07-03 Date Received by ODI: 2009-05-28 Date Added to Database: 2009-05-28
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 09005
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 484
Summary:
      SPARTAN IS RECALLING 484 MODEL YEARS 2008-2010 ADV, BEY, FUR, GLC, GLD, K2, K3, MG, MM, MTR, AND NVS FIRE TRUCK, AMBULANCE, AND MOTOR HOME CHASSIS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JULY 1 AND DECEMBER 16, 2008 EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN HALDEX QUICK RELEASE VALVES "QRV". THE RUBBER DIAPHRAGM INSIDE THE QRV MAY EXPERIENCE DELAMINATION RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF AIR PRESSURE LEAKAGE PAST AND/OR THROUGH THE DIAPHRAGM, OR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BUBBLE IN THE DIAPHRAGM WHICH MAY TRAP AIR PRESSURE IN THE VALVE AND NOT ALLOW THE SERVICE BRAKES TO RELEASE.
Consequence:
      MALFUNCTION OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      EACH VEHICLE MANUFACTURER WILL PROVIDE A REMEDY PLAN AND NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES WILL BE REPAIRED WITHOUT CHARGE TO THE OWNERS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THEIR VEHICLE MANUFACTURER OR SPARTAN CHASSIS TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-543-4277.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SPARTAN'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NO. 09005.OWNERS 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 .