VOLVO VOLVO TRUCK 1981: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : VOLVO Model : VOLVO TRUCK Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1977-03-01 - 1983-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V054000
Date Owner's Notified: 1984-09-28 Date Received by ODI: 1984-05-02 Date Added to Database: 1984-06-05
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4408
Summary:
      THE BRAKE LINE BETWEEN THE PROPORTIONING VALVE AND THE REAR WHEEL BRAKE MAY FRACTURE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE REPLACED WITHOUT CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; BRAKE LINES, METALLIC.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF REAR BRAKES,RESULTING IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: BRAKE FLUID LEVEL SHOULD BE CHECKED DAILY UNTIL THE RECALL PROCEDURE ISPERFORMED.