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Nissan UD3300 Recall

2008 NISSAN DIESEL UD3300

Manufacturer: NISSAN DIESEL AMERICA, INC
Mfr's Report Date: APR 01, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V111000

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10

Summary: NISSAN DIESEL IS RECALLING 10 MY 2008 UD3300 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ARVIN MERITOR 2-SPEED REAR AXLE. THE LENGTH OF THE AIR BRAKE HOSE INSTALLED BETWEEN THE RELAY VALVE AND QUICK RELEASE VALVE FOR THE LEFT REAR AIR BRAKE ASSEMBLY IS INCORRECT AND MAY INCREASE THE RESISTANCE IN THE AIR SUPPLY.

Consequence: INCORRECT LENGTH OF AIR BRAKE HOSE WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL HAVE THE AIR BRAKE HOSE REPLACED BETWEEN THE RELAY VALVE AND THE QUICK RELEASE VALVE WITH THE CORRECT LENGTH HOSE.

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