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Ford F-250 Recall 90V097000

Ford Recalls 1990 F-Super Duty Trucks and Motor Home Chassis Due to Hydroboost Line Issue

Recall Details

Ford has recalled 1990 F-Super Duty trucks and F-Super Duty Motor Home chassis because of the hydroboost steering gear return line plumbing. On certain vehicles, due to the routing of the return line, the hydroboost may stay engaged lightly, which may cause added brake wear and tear. Dealers will replace the return line and repair damaged brake components.

Brakes, July 17, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 17, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,200
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V097000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST

Summary
INTERCONNECTION OF RETURN LINE PLUMBING FROM HYDROBOOST STEERING GEAR MAY CAUSE LIGHT APPLICATION OF HYDROBOOST UNIT WITHOUT APPLYING BRAKE PEDAL.
Consequence
THIS COULD RESULT IN DRAGGING BRAKES, BRAKE FADE, OR PREMATURE WEAR AND/OR HEAT DAMAGE TO BRAKE SYSTEM COMPONENTS, REDUCING BRAKING EFFICIENCY WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSTALL REVISED RETURN LINES AND REPLACE DAMAGED BRAKE SYSTEM COMPONENTS.
Notes
SYSTEM: POWER BRAKE - POWER STEERING GEAR RETURN LINE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: F SUPER DUTY MOTOR HOME CHASSIS AND F SUPER DUTY COMMERCIAL CHASSIS.
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