Chevrolet P6

Chevrolet P6 1983 model

Chevrolet P6 1983 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR - SUPPLY - CHECK VALVE
84V120000GENERAL MOTORS CORP.from 12/01/1982 to 08/01/1983V (Vehicle)394810/17/1984MFRGENERAL MOTORS CORP.10/02/198411/13/1984
Defect SummaryThe dual air reservoirs of some trucks were equipped with carbon steel springs instead of stainless steel springs, as intended. the carbon steel spring is more susceptible to rusting than the stainless steel spring. this rusting could cause the check valve to fail, causing total loss of front and rear brakes.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe air tank will be inspected and, if necessary, the air valve will be replaced with one containing a stainless steel spring.
NotesVehicle description: medium trucks equipped with air brakes.system: service brakes; air supply check valve.consequences of defect: if an air leak were to occur and the driver did notheed warnings, an accident could result.