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Ford Explorer Recall 95V052000

Ford Recalls 1995 Explorers for Improper Brake Tube Routing

Brakes, March 6, 1995

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

Ford has recalled certain 1995 Explorers because the brake tubes between the master cylinder and the hydraulic control unit are misrouted. Misrouting of the tubes may cause longer than appropriate stopping distances and could result in an accident. Dealers will reroute the brake tubes.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1995

Manufacturer's Report Date: March 6, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 95V052000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,100

Summary: IN SOME OF THE VEHICLES, BRAKE TUBES WERE MISROUTED BETWEEN THE MASTER CYLINDER AND THE HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT AND RESULTS IN EXCEEDING THE ALLOWABLE STOPPING DISTANCES AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS." IN ADDITION, SEALS WITHIN THE MASTER CYLINDER COULD BE ABRADED BY THIS CONDITION OVER TIME RESULTING IN AN INTERNAL LEAK AND A FURTHER REDUCTION IN BRAKE PERFORMANCE.

Consequence: CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: STOPPING DISTANCES COULD BE LONGER THAN INTENDED RESULTING IN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE BRAKE TUBES.

Notes: SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; LINES; METALLIC; FMVSS 105.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2-DOOR MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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