VOLVO FE 1991: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:CONTROLS:HAND CONTROL

Make : VOLVO Model : FE Year : 1991
Build Dates : 1990-12-01 - 1992-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V038000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-05-01 Date Received by ODI: 1992-04-01 Date Added to Database: 1992-03-25
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:CONTROLS:HAND CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 146
Summary:
      THE TRAILER HAND BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM MAY HAVE THE WRONG VALVE INSTALLED WHICH LIMITS THE AIR PRESSURE TO THE TRAILER BRAKES BELOW THE REQUIRED PRESSURE.
Consequence:
      THE WRONG VALVE IN THE TRAILER HAND BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEMCAN RESULT IN AN INCREASE IN STOPPING DISTANCE AND POSSIBLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      INSTALL THE CORRECT HAND BRAKE CONTROL VALVE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: AIR BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 7 AND 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS.