SPRINTER 2500 2006: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : SPRINTER Model : 2500 Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2006-04-11 - 2006-04-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V238000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-07-17 Date Received by ODI: 2006-07-03 Date Added to Database: 2006-07-03
Manufacturers Involved: DAIMLERCHRYSLER MANUFACTURING INTL
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: F34
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 235
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS BUILT ON DODGE AND FREIGHTLINER CHASSIS, THE BRAKE FLUID USED WAS CONTAMINATED WITH COOLANT. DUE TO THE HIGH WATER CONTENT THE BOILING POINT OF THE SUBJECT BRAKE FLUID IS REDUCED.
Consequence:
      THIS MAY AFFECT THE PROPER FUNCTION OF THE BRAKE SYSTEM DURING HARD BRAKING SITUATIONS AND MAY LEAD TO AN INCREASING BRAKE DISTANCE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL FLUSH AND REPLACE THE BRAKE FLUID FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 17, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-704-655-1000.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. F34.CUSTOMERS CAN 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.