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Recalls - 1991 PIERCE JAVELIN

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

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE

Recall Number

96V101000

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 DOUBLE CHECK VALVE INSTALLED ON THESE VEHICLES CAN FAIL ALLOWING FRONT BRAKE AIR TO BE EXHAUSTED OUT DURING BRAKE APPLICATION.

Defect Consequence

THE LOSS OF AIR CAN CAUSE A LOSS OF FRONT BRAKES INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DOUBLE CHECK VAVLES ON THESE VEHICLES.

Notes

SYSTEM: BRAKES; AIR; VALVE. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FRONT WHEEL DRIVE FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ANTI-LOCK/ ANTI-SKID AIR BRAKE AND TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEMS. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 1, 1996. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-414-832-3000. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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