TRAILSTAR P30 1977: PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

Make : TRAILSTAR Model : P30 Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1977-08-01 - 1978-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V205000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-10-07 Date Received by ODI: 1978-09-26 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1252
Summary:
      THE PARKING BRAKE SWITCH CONNECTOR CONTAINS ELECTRICAL WIRES THAT MAY BE REVERSED. AS A RESULT, THE LAMP WILL BE ACTIVATED WHENEVER THE IGNITION IS TURNED ON, EVEN THOUGH THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT ENGAGED. THIS CONSTITUTES A NON-COMPLIANCE TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS". THE STANDARD REQUIRES THAT THE INDICATOR LAMP BE ACTIVATED UPON APPLICATION OF THE PARKING BRAKE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT THE PARKING BRAKE SWITCH WIRING WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 105
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS.SYSTEM: PARKING BRAKE; SWITCH CONNECTOR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE DRIVER MAY BELIEVE THE PARKING BRAKE IS SETALTHOUGH IT MAY NOT BE. IF VEHICLE IS THEN PARKED ON AN INCLINE, IT COULD ROLLFREE AND CAUSE INJURY AND DAMAGE TO PERSONS AND PROPERTY.