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NHTSA Recall 11V283000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Trucking Vehicles:  Western Star 4900

NHTSA Recall 11V283000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V283000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     WESTERN STAR / 4900 	    	2011-2012
Manufacturer: DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA 	Mfr's Report Date: MAY 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V283000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 169
Summary:
DTNA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 WESTERN STAR 4900 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 1, 2010, THROUGH MAY 13, 2011, WITH STANDARD CAB HEIGHT AND A DD13 ENGINE. THE SUPPLY AND DELIVERY AIRLINES FOR THE FOOT VALVE MAY CONTACT THE AIR INTAKE ON THE ENGINE. RELATIVE MOTION BETWEEN THE CAB AND THE ENGINE MAY ALLOW THE DELIVERY AIRLINES TO CHAFE ON THE AIR INTAKE.
Consequence:
A HOLE IN THE DELIVERY AIR LINE MAY DEVELOP, EVENTUALLY LEADING TO REDUCED BRAKING CAPACITY TO THE FRONT OR REAR BRAKES, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE AIR LINES AND REROUTE IF NECESSARY TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CLEARANCE TO THE ENGINE AIR INTAKE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 8, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DTNA AT 1-800-547-0712.
Notes:
DTNA'S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER FL-607. 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
13 May 2011Defect Information Report FL-607, Western Star Air Lines
To: Dan Smith, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 291KB - 2 pages
18 May 2011Brake Valve Air Line Routing
To: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 27KB - 3 pages
August 2011IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL
Western Star Airlines
Daimler Trucks North America LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 397KB - 2 pages
17 August 2011Defect Information Report - Supplemental Report No. 1: 11V-283, FL-607, Western Star Airlines Interim Notification
To: Dan Smith, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 117KB - 6 pages
23 August 2011Defect Information Report - Supplemental Report No. 2: 11V-283, FL-607, Western Star Airlines Interim Notification
To: Dan Smith, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 637KB - 3 pages
3 January 2012Defect Information Report - Supplemental Report No. 3: 11V-283, FL-607, Western Star Airlines Dealer Notice
To: Nancy Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 2.5MB - 10 pages
13 January 2012Defect Information Report - Supplemental Report No. 4: 11V-283, FL-607, Western Star Airlines Representative Owner Notice
To: Nancy Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North AmericaNHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 655KB - 3 pages
30 April 2012DTNA 1st Quarter 2012, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 338KB - 5 pages
30 July 2012DTNA 2nd Quarter 2012, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 710KB - 5 pages
29 April 2013DTNA 1st Quarter 2013, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 251KB - 6 pages
29 October 2012DTNA 3rd Quarter 2012, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 332KB - 5 pages
31 July 2013DTNA 2nd Quarter 2013, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 79KB - 2 pages
21 January 2013DTNA 4th Quarter 2012, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 203KB - 5 pages
10 June 2013Defect Information Report - Supplemental Report No. 5: 11V-283, FL-607, Western Star Airlines Owner Re-notification
To: Nancy Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V283000

PDF
- 93KB - 2 pages


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