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Chrysler Town & Country Recall 91V191000

Brakes, January 10, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 10, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
PE91094
Potential Number of Units Affected
80,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V191000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

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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