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Recalls - 1993 HEIL F5000

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:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Recall Number

95V196000

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 AIR BRAKE LINE FITTINGS ON THE PUSHER AXLE WERE INSTALLED SO THAT ONE OF THE AIR LINES CAN BE DAMAGED AS THE TRUCK IS LOADED AND OPERATED.

Defect Consequence

THE AIR LINE CAN DEVELOP A LEAK INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

THE AIR LINES AND FITTINGS WILL BE MODIFIED AND RE-ROUTED TO ELIMINATE THE INTERFERENCE WITH THE AXLE VENT.

Notes

SYSTEM: BRAKES; AIR SYSTEMS; LINES; HOSE; NON-METALLIC. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FRONT AND REAR LOADING GARBAGE TRUCKS MOUNTED ON MACK CHASSIS WITH "CAMELBACK" SUSPENSIONS AND "RIDEWELL" PUSHER AXLES. 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 HEIL AT 1-800-258-7251. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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