VOLVO F613 1977: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Make : VOLVO Model : F613 Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1977-03-01 - 1978-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V254000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-11-27 Date Received by ODI: 1978-11-20 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 426
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH AN INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER TILTING VALVE. THESE DEFECTIVE TILTING VALVES MAY DEVELOP INTERNAL LEAKAGE WITH MANY BRAKE APPLICATIONS AND CAUSE HYDRAULIC BRAKE PRESSURE LOSS IN ONE OR BOTH VEHICLE BRAKE CIRCUITS.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL EQUIP ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES WITH THE CORRECT TILTING VALVES AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; MASTER CYLINDER.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF HYDRAULIC BRAKE PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN LOSS OFBRAKING EFFICIENCY WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.