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Ford recall 90V100000

Ford Recalls 1990 F150-F350 Trucks Due to Incorrectly Installed Master Cylinder

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Ford F-150 1990
F-250 1990
F-350 1990

Brakes, June 20, 1990

RepairPal Expert Overview

Ford has recalled certain 1990 F150-F350 trucks because the incorrect master cylinder was installed. The master cylinder installed is not large enough, which can inhibit braking force. Dealers will install the appropriate master cylinder.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 90V100000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

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

Potential Number of Units Affected: 365

Summary: INCORRECT SIZE MASTER CYLINDER INSTALLED WILL PROVIDE LESS LINE PRESSURE TO WHEEL CYLINDERS FOR A GIVEN PEDAL PRESSURE.

Consequence: THIS COULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES OR INCREASED PEDAL PRESSURE REQUIRED FOR A GIVEN STOPPING DISTANCE, WHICH COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: INSTALL THE CORRECT 1.75 INCH MASTER CYLINDER.

Notes: SYSTEM: HYDROMAX POWER BRAKE ASSEMBLIES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration