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Columbia Imperial 1980 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - DRUM
80V074000COLUMBIA MFG. CO.from 09/01/1979 to 01/01/1980V (Vehicle)537606/09/1980MFRCOLUMBIA BODY & EQUIP. CO06/17/198007/29/1980571122
Defect SummaryVehicles may not conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 122, motorcycle brake systems, which requires that each of the mopeds be equipped with two independently activated service brake systems. on the involved vehicles, the steel brake drum may have been left out of either the front or rear wheel hub.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will inspect and, if a brake drum is missing, will replace the entire wheel assembly without charge.
NotesVehicle description: mopeds.system: service brakes; brake drum.consequences of defect: omission of a brake drum will result in a complete lackof braking capability in either the front or rear brake systems. loss ofvehicle control and an accident could occur.note: owner may check the vehicle by squeezing the brake levers. if the levercomes into contact with the handle bar grip, a brake drum may be missing andmoped should be repaired before further operation.