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Recalls - 2000 OTTAWA 30

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

07V256000

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

KALMAR IS RECALLING 612 MY 1997-1007 OTTAWA 30, 50, AND 60 DOT/EPA TERMINAL TRACTORS EQUIPPED WITH SUSPENSIONED REAR AXLES OR "OTTO-RIDE" REAR SUSPENSIONS FOR FAILING TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 106, 'BRAKE HOSES.' THE AIR BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLY WAS INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED.

Defect Consequence

IF A FAILURE OCCURRED IN THE AIR LINE INSTALLED ON THE SPRING BRAKE SIDE OF THE BRAKE CHAMBER, THE SPRING BRAKES WOULD APPLY. SUDDEN APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKE WHILE TRAVELING COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOSE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 22, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KALMAR AT 1-785-229-6327.

Notes

CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


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