Terex Recall Notice

    Summary:

    Vehicle Make / Model:       Model Year(s):  
        TEREX / DFP HD            2009

        TEREX / DFPR               2009

        TEREX / DFPR CA         2009

        TEREX / DFPR SF         2009

        TEREX / HFT85-3          2009

        TEREX / LFPR               2009

    Manufacturer: TEREX LOAD KING Mfr's Report Date: APR 23, 2009
    NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V151000  EQ09003
    NHTSA Action Number: EQ09003  


    Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:CHECK VALVE
    Potential Number of Units Affected: 17


    TEREX IS RECALLING 17 MY 2009 DFPR, DFPR SF, DFPR CA, DFP HD, LFPR AND HFT85-3 TRAILERS
    EQUIPPED WITH HALDEX AIR BRAKE SYSTEM CONTROL VALVE. THE RUBBER DIAPHRAGM USED INSIDE THE
    QUICK RELEASE VALVE (QRV) MAY DELAMINATE AND MAY CAUSE LEAKAGE LEVELS PAST AND/OR
    THROUGH THE DIAPHRAGM IN EXCESS OF PERMISSIBLE SPECIFICATIONS, OR COULD CAUSE A
    RESTRICTION IN THE AIR FLOW, THEREBY EFFECTING PRESSURE DELIVERY TO THE SERVICE BRAKES AND
    NOT ALLOW THE SERVICE BRAKES TO RELEASE.


    Consequences:
    MALFUNCTION OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.  

    Remedy:
    TEREX IS WORKING WITH HALDEX AND WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ALL EFFECTED QRVS FREE OF
    CHARGE. PLEASE SEE 09E-004. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2009. OWNERS MAY
    CONTACT HALDEX AT 620-365-6911 OR TEREX AT 425-556-6588.  

    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 .  

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