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Jeep Cherokee Recall 91V063000

Recall 91V063000

Brakes, July 26, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990, 1991

Manufacturer's Report Date: July 26, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V063000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

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

Potential Number of Units Affected: 17,000

Summary: IMPROPER INSERTION/CRIMPING OF THE HOSE-TO-END FITTINGS OF THE HIGH PRESSURE HOSE ON THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM CAN CAUSE DETACHMENT OF THE HOSE FROM THE ABS SYSTEM, AND DISCHARGE OF HYDRAULIC FLUID.

Consequence: DETACHMENT OF THE HOSE FROM THE ABS SYSTEM CAUSES THELOSS OF THE ABS FUNCTION AND HYDRAULIC BRAKE ASSIST, LEAVING ONLY MANUAL BRAKESAND DECREASING STOPPING ABILITY, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT. DISCHARGE OFHYDRAULIC FLUID IN THE AREA OF THE HOT EXHAUST SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINECOMPARTMENT FIRE.

Remedy: REPLACE THE ABS HIGH PRESSURE HOSE.

Notes: SYSTEM: ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM; ABS HIGH PRESSURE HOSE ATTACHMENT TO END UNIT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE.

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