Bendix Ad-2 Air Dryer

Model Ad-2 Air Dryer made by Bendix got 1 consumer complain there is 1 recall as well as 3 service bulletins. Consumer complaints with reference to equipment. . Technical service bulletines regarding parking brake, service brakes, air. There was one recall concerning service brakes, air .

Model 9999


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
02E057000BENDIX COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SYS.from 11/07/2001 to 05/28/2002E (Equipment)294006/18/2003MFRBENDIX COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SYSTEMS LLC11/07/200211/12/2002
Defect SummaryBendix ad-2 air dryers manufactured between november 7, 2001, and may 28, 2002. original equipment part nos. 288595 and 289008 and aftermarket service part nos. 102351, 102595, 103090, 103228, 286930, 286934, 288595, and 289008. the air dryer canisters can crack under high pressures causing the metal end plate to become dislodged and expelled with high force.
Consequence SummaryThe metal end plate can become a hazardous projectile, possibly causing severe personal injury.
Corrective SummaryBendix will replace the defective ad-2 air dryers free of charge. replacement parts will be available after february 15, 2003. owner notification began june 18, 2003. owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact bendix recall assistance center at 800-478-1793.
NotesAlso, customers can contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
BW-276305/01/200910032704Bendix: ad-sp air dryer system. field inspection. start engine and charge the air brake system to governor cut-out, around 130psi. primary and secondary air gauges will start to rise. shut off the engine and push in the yellow button t04/30/2010
SD-276407/01/200910032705Bendix: start the engine and charge the air brake system to governor cut out, around 130psi. be sure to follow all the general safety guidelines outlined in the ad-is service data sheet, sd-08-2418, before performing any service on the ai04/30/2010
IK-040005107/19/201010036704Navistar: bendix air dryer troubleshooting all models; ad-9, ad-is, ad-ip. dryer is constantly cycling or purging; dryer purges frequently (every 4 mins. or less while vehicle is idling); water in vehicle reservoir; water and/or oil in su04/11/2011

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Brakes are no good after 6500 miles the dealer won't fix them under warranty because honda claims it's the way i drive. *ak