1977 OSHKOSH V917 Recall - Recall ID 29239

1977 OSHKOSH V917 Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V170000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: OSHKOSH 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: V917 
Model Year: 1977 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK 
Mfg Involved in Recall: OSHKOSH TRUCK CORPORATION 
Manufacture Dates: 01-01-77 through 12-01-85 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 430 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 12-16-85 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: OSHKOSH CORPORATION 
Report Recieved Date: 12-23-85 
Record Creation Date: 01-14-86 
Regulation Part Number: 573 
FMVSS Number: 121 
Defect Summary: AN ERROR IN THE INSTALLATION OF THE BRAKE AIR LINE RESULTED IN CONNECTING THE FRONT AND REAR AIR BRAKE SUPPLY TANKS IN SERIES WITHOUT A CHECK VALVE BETWEEN THEM. IF AN AIR LEAK DEVELOPS IN EITHER THE FRONT OR REAR BRAKE SYSTEM, BOTH TANKS WOULD BE DEPLETED OF AIR CAUSING BOTH BRAKE SYSTEMS TO BE INOPERATIVE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A TRUCK WITHOUT INDEPENDENT FRONT AND REAR BRAKE SYSTEMS IS IN NONCOMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 121, AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS, WHICH PROVIDES SUCH A SYSTEM TO REDUCE HIGHWAY ACCIDENTS. 
Consequence Summary:  
Corrective Summary: REWORK PLUMBING FOR BRAKE LINES TO ENABLE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEMS TO BE INDEPENDENTLY FILLED AND PROTECTED FROM REAR BRAKE SYSTEM. 
Notes: SYSTEM: AIR BRAKES, FMVSS 121.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. 
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1977 OSHKOSH V917 Recall - Recall ID 29239 for OSHKOSH V917 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

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