Monday, December 29, 2008

FREIGHTLINER / SPRINTER 3500 RECALL

DODGE / SPRINTER 3500 2007
FREIGHTLINER / SPRINTER 3500 2007
Manufacturer: SPRINTER ENGINEERING & COMPLIANCE SUPPOR Mfr's Report Date: DEC 18, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08V687000
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6
Summary:
SPRINTER WILL RECALL 6 MY 2007 DODGE 3500 AND FREIGHTLINER 3500 VEHICLES. THE THREADED BUSH OF THE BRAKE ADJUSTMENT OF THE PARKING BRAKE MAY BREAK. THE THREADED BUSH TOGETHER WITH THE ADJUSTMENT SCREW MAY DETACH FROM ITS BRACKET.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURRED, THE PARKING BRAKE FUNCTION MAY BE LOST. THIS COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO MOVE INADVERTENTLY AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PARKING BRAKE ADJUSTMENT. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-843-695-5000.
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