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Recalls - 1991 FREIGHTLINER MB-60

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Recall Number

92V057000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

A NUMBER OF CABS WERE ASSEMBLED WITH FEWER WELDS THAN SPECIFIED IN THE UPPER B PILLAR NEAR THE ANCHORAGE FOR THE SEAT BELT. WELDING MATERIALS USED ON THE INBOARD ANCHORAGE BRACKET UNDER THE CAB DECK WILL NOT MEET FMVSS NO. 210 LOAD TEST REQUIREMENTS WHEN THREE SEATING POSITIONS ARE PROVIDED.

Defect Consequence

SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS THAT DO NOT COMPLY TO THELOAD TEST REQUIREMENTS SUBJECT THE SEAT OCCUPANT TO GREATER RISK OF INJURY INTHE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

ADD REINFORCEMENT WELDS IN THE UPPER B PILLAR AND ADD FASTENERS TO THE LOWER DECK ANCHORAGE BRACKET.

Notes

SYSTEM: SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGES, FMVSS NO. 210.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED BEFORE FEBRUARY 2, 1992 ANDCABS WITH A CENTER SEATING POSITION BUILT BEFORE MARCH 2, 1992.


Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DRUM:CHAMBER

Recall Number

95V018000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE BRAKE CHAMBER MOUNTING STUDS CAN LOOSEN OR PULL THROUGH DUE TO FATIGUE IN THE BRAKE CHAMBER HOUSING CAUSED BY FOUNDATION BRAKE CHATTER.

Defect Consequence

THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL CHANGE THE BRAKE LINING MATERIALS, REPLACE THE WING BRACKET WITH A REINFORCED BRACKET AND INSTALL BRAKE CHAMBERS WITH REINFORCED CHAMBER HOUSING AND LARGER (1/2") MOUNTING STUDS.

Notes

SYSTEM: BRAKES; AIR; DRUM AND SHOE SYSTEM; CHAMBER. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 12" AND 16" FRONT BRAKE CHAMBERS MOUNTED ON ROCKWELL FOUNDATION BRAKES. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-503-735-8000. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


Component Description

PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL

Recall Number

95V094000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER MAY NOT TRAVEL FAR ENOUGH OVER CENTER TO ASSURE THAT IT REMAINS IN THE PROPER POSITION ALLOWING THE VEHICLE TO ROLL AWAY WHILE PARKED.

Defect Consequence

IF THE VEHICLE IS NOT PROPERLY PARKED WITH THE TRANSMISSION IN THE CORRECT POSITION, AND IF THE VEHICLE IS PARKED ON A GRADE, IT COULD UNINTENTIONALLY ROLL AWAY INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REMOVE AND REPLACE THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER WITH A LEVER THAT REQUIRES A 25 LB. EFFORT TO RELEASE.

Notes

SYSTEM: EMERGENCY PARKING BRAKE; MECHANICAL; LEVER. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MECHANICAL PARKING BRAKE. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-503-735-8000. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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