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Ford recall 11V392000

Recall 11V392000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Ford E-350 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Undefined, July 26, 2011
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V392000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION:REAR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 75

Summary: FRONTLINE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2011 ELECTRONIC NEWS GATHERING (ENG) VEHICLES BUILT ON A FORD E-350 CHASSIS WITH AN AFTERMARKET REAR ANTI-SWAY BAR AND MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 31, 2006, THROUGH JULY 12, 2011. THESE VEHICLES MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO REAR HYDRAULIC BRAKE LINE DAMAGE. THE REAR ANTI-SWAY BAR FRAME MOUNTING BOLT THREADS MAY COME IN CONTACT WITH THE STEEL HYDRAULIC BRAKE LINE. IF METAL-TO-METAL ABRASION OCCURS, THE BRAKE LINE MAY EVENTUALLY RUPTURE AND CAUSE A LOSS OF HYDRAULIC SERVICE BRAKE PRESSURE.

Consequence: IF A LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKE PRESSURE OCCURS, THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO CONTROL THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH

Remedy: FRONTLINE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY LOCAL FORD DEALERS AND FRONTLINE AUTHORIZED SERVICE FACILITIES. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FRONTLINE COMMUNICATIONS AT 1-727-573-0400.

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 .

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration