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Recall 89V223000

Recall 89V223000

Brakes, December 27, 1989
Affected Cars

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: December 27, 1989

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 89V223000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Potential Number of Units Affected: 30,000

Summary: INABILITY TO MAINTAIN PRESSURE IN THE SECONDARY SYSTEM OF THE MASTER CYLINDER (CONTROLS BRAKING OF REAR WHEELS) COULD INCREASE BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL AND REDUCE BRAKE PERFORMANCE AT TEMPERATURES LESS THAN 40 DEGREES.

Consequence: THIS WOULD CAUSE REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS ANDINCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE THAT COULD RESULT IN A CRASH OR COLLISION.

Remedy: INSTALL NEW DESIGN MASTER CYLINDER INCORPORATING A REDESIGNED SEAL.

Notes: SYSTEM: BRAKES, MASTER CYLINDER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCK, VAN.

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