VOLVO VNM 2015: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : VOLVO Model : VNM Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2012-04-11 - 2016-09-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V928000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-02-16 Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-22 Date Added to Database: 2016-12-22
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RVXX1608
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5547
Summary:
      Volvo Trucks North America "Volvo" is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 VNL and VNM trucks and certain model year 2017 VNX trucks. In the affected vehicles, incorrect software for controlling the electronic air dryer may result in oil and water contaminating the brake system.
Consequence:
      If the brake system becomes contaminated, braking performance could be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the vehicle control module and replace the air dryer filter, free of charge. The recall began on February 16, 2017. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-528-6586. Volvo's number for this recall is RVXX1608.
Report Initiator: MFR 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.