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Ford F-350 Recall 90V100000

Ford Recalls 1990 F150-F350 Trucks Due to Incorrectly Installed Master Cylinder

Recall Details

Ford has recalled certain 1990 F150-F350 trucks because the incorrect master cylinder was installed. The master cylinder installed is not large enough, which can inhibit braking force. Dealers will install the appropriate master cylinder.

Brakes, June 20, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 20, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
365
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V100000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Summary
INCORRECT SIZE MASTER CYLINDER INSTALLED WILL PROVIDE LESS LINE PRESSURE TO WHEEL CYLINDERS FOR A GIVEN PEDAL PRESSURE.
Consequence
THIS COULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES OR INCREASED PEDAL PRESSURE REQUIRED FOR A GIVEN STOPPING DISTANCE, WHICH COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSTALL THE CORRECT 1.75 INCH MASTER CYLINDER.
Notes
SYSTEM: HYDROMAX POWER BRAKE ASSEMBLIES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS.
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