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Ford Explorer Recall 95V052000

Ford Recalls 1995 Explorers for Improper Brake Tube Routing

Recall Details

Ford has recalled certain 1995 Explorers because the brake tubes between the master cylinder and the hydraulic control unit are misrouted. Misrouting of the tubes may cause longer than appropriate stopping distances and could result in an accident. Dealers will reroute the brake tubes.

Brakes, March 6, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 6, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
8,100
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V052000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary
IN SOME OF THE VEHICLES, BRAKE TUBES WERE MISROUTED BETWEEN THE MASTER CYLINDER AND THE HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT AND RESULTS IN EXCEEDING THE ALLOWABLE STOPPING DISTANCES AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS." IN ADDITION, SEALS WITHIN THE MASTER CYLINDER COULD BE ABRADED BY THIS CONDITION OVER TIME RESULTING IN AN INTERNAL LEAK AND A FURTHER REDUCTION IN BRAKE PERFORMANCE.
Consequence
CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: STOPPING DISTANCES COULD BE LONGER THAN INTENDED RESULTING IN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE BRAKE TUBES.
Notes
SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; LINES; METALLIC; FMVSS 105.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2-DOOR MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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