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Recall 91V191000

Recall 91V191000

Brakes, January 10, 1992
Affected Cars

Plymouth

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: January 10, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V191000

NHTSA Action Number: PE91094

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

Potential Number of Units Affected: 80,000

Summary: THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM HIGH PRESSURE HOSE MAY LEAK OR DETACH AT ITS CRIMPED END FITTING RESULTING IN THE DISCHARGE OF HYDRAULIC FLUID.

Consequence: FLUID DISCHARGE EVENTUALLY CAUSES THE LOSS OF BOTH THEANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM AND HYDRAULIC ASSIST FOR THE BRAKE SYSTEM, RESULTING ININCREASED LIKELIHOOD OF BRAKE LOCKUP AND INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES, WHICHCOULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy: REPLACE THE ABS HIGH PRESSURE HOSE WITH A HOSE OF DIFFERENT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.

Notes: SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS AND VANS WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS (ABS).

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