Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

April 27, 2007

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

07V183000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

630

Summary:

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS (ABS) FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 135, ¿PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE FRONT AND REAR RIGHT SIDE BRAKE LINES MAY BE REVERSED AT THE ABS HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT.

Consequence:

THE BRAKES MAY NOT OPERATE AS INTENDED, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE LINE CONNECTIONS AND THE HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT AND REPOSITION THEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 27, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 07C16. CUSTOMERS MAY 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.

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