VOLVO VHD 2012: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR

Make : VOLVO Model : VHD Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2010-12-13 - 2012-07-17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V152000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2013-04-22 Date Added to Database: 2013-04-22
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RVXX1302
Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 701
Summary:
      Volvo Trucks North America "Volvo" is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 VHD and VNL vehicles manufactured December 13, 2010, through July 17, 2012. These vehicles are equipped with an MGM Type 24 J-series piston parking brake chamber. The brake chambers may leak pressure allowing the parking brake to drag when it is supposed to be released. Brake dragging could lead to overheated brake components.
Consequence:
      Overheated brake components could result in a fire.
Remedy:
      Volvo will notify owners and the brake chambers will be replaced as needed, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or before, June 17, 2013. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-336-393-2000. Volvo"s campaign recall number is RVXX1302.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.