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Recalls - 2002 UD UD3300

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

10V005000

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

NISSAN DIESEL IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2010 UD3300 VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE BRAKE ACTUATION AND RELEASE TIMING OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM ON THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM CORRECTLY.

Defect Consequence

OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WITH INCORRECT AIR BRAKE APPLY/RELEASE TIMING MAY RESULT IN REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE WITHOUT WARNING TO THE VEHICLE OPERATOR, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

THE AIR BRAKE LINE WILL BE MODIFIED. DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR VEHICLES AT NO CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL FOR OWNERS OF 2008 THROUGH 2010 UD3300 VEHICLES BEGAN ON AUGUST 20, 2010. NOTIFICATION TO OWNERS OF THE 1999 THROUGH 2007 UD3300 VEHICLES IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AT THE END OF JANUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN DIESEL AT 1-972-756-5500.

Notes

OWNERS 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 .


Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:CHECK VALVE

Recall Number

10V006000

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

NISSAN DIESEL IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2010 UD3300 VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THESE VEHICLES HAVE INSUFFICIENT AIR TANK RESERVE CAPACITY AND MAY RESULT IN INSUFFICIENT AIR SUPPLY TO PROPERLY OPERATE THE BRAKES DURING REPETITIVE BRAKE APPLICATIONS.

Defect Consequence

THIS MAY RESULT IN REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING TO THE VEHICLE OPERATOR.

Defect Corrective Action

THE AIR RESERVOIR TANK'S VOLUME WILL BE INCREASED TO MEET FMVSS 121 REQUIREMENTS. OWNERS WILL BE ASKED TO BRING THEIR VEHICLES TO A DEALER TO HAVE THE REMEDY PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL FOR OWNERS OF 2008 THROUGH 2010 UD3300 VEHICLES BEGAN ON AUGUST 20, 2010. NOTIFICATION TO OWNERS OF THE 1999 THROUGH 2007 UD3300 VEHICLES IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AT THE END OF JANUARY 2011 . OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN DIESEL AT 972-756-5500.

Notes

OWNERS 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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