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NHTSA Recall 10V444000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Trucking Vehicles:  Freightliner Business Class M2

NHTSA Recall 10V444000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	10V444000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     FREIGHTLINER / M2 	    	2009-2010
Manufacturer: FONTAINE MODIFICATION 	Mfr's Report Date: AUG 31, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V444000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 308
Summary:
FONTAINE MODIFICATION IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 FREIGHTLINER M2 VEHICLES BUILT ON FREIGHTLINER CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH DUEL STEERING COMPONENTS. THE ROUTING OF THE AIR HOSES, WITHIN THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM, THAT CONTROL THE BRAKES ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE TRUCK MAY HAVE BEEN DONE IMPROPERLY.
Consequence:
THE AIR HOSES ROUTED VERY CLOSE TO THE TURBO OUTLET CAN CAUSE THE LINES TO BLISTER, THEN MELT AND DEVELOP AIR LEAKS THAT MAY LEAD TO BRAKE LOCK UP INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW HOSES AND HEAT PROTECTIVE THERMAL WRAP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FONTAINE MODIFICATION AT 704-409-1613.
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 .


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
2010Dual Drive Air Line: Inspection & Repair Directions
Fontaine Modification
NHTSA Recall 10V444000

PDF
- 189KB - 7 pages
31 August 2010PART 573 Defect and Noncompliance Report
Fontaine Modification
NHTSA Recall 10V444000

PDF
- 2.3MB - 14 pages
30 September 2010Rear Suspension Lower Link Brackets
To: Dan Jaynes, Fontaine Modification
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 10V444000

PDF
- 31KB - 3 pages
5 October 2010Recall Notification By Fontaine Modification
Fontaine Modification
NHTSA Recall 10V444000

PDF
- 103KB - 2 pages
12 January 2011Vehicle Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Fontaine Modification Company
NHTSA Recall 10V444000

PDF
- 56KB - 2 pages
31 March 2011Vehicle Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Fontaine Modification Company
NHTSA Recall 10V444000

PDF
- 14KB - 2 pages
30 June 2011Vehicle Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Fontaine Modification Company
NHTSA Recall 10V444000

PDF
- 14KB - 2 pages
30 September 2011Vehicle Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Fontaine Modification Company
NHTSA Recall 10V444000

PDF
- 14KB - 2 pages
17 May 2012Vehicle Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Fontaine Modification Company
NHTSA Recall 10V444000

PDF
- 25KB - 2 pages
17 May 2012Vehicle Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Fontaine Modification Company
NHTSA Recall 10V444000

PDF
- 14KB - 2 pages


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