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Jeep Cherokee Recall 91V063000

Brakes, July 26, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 26, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
17,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V063000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary
IMPROPER INSERTION/CRIMPING OF THE HOSE-TO-END FITTINGS OF THE HIGH PRESSURE HOSE ON THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM CAN CAUSE DETACHMENT OF THE HOSE FROM THE ABS SYSTEM, AND DISCHARGE OF HYDRAULIC FLUID.
Consequence
DETACHMENT OF THE HOSE FROM THE ABS SYSTEM CAUSES THELOSS OF THE ABS FUNCTION AND HYDRAULIC BRAKE ASSIST, LEAVING ONLY MANUAL BRAKESAND DECREASING STOPPING ABILITY, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT. DISCHARGE OFHYDRAULIC FLUID IN THE AREA OF THE HOT EXHAUST SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINECOMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy
REPLACE THE ABS HIGH PRESSURE HOSE.
Notes
SYSTEM: ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM; ABS HIGH PRESSURE HOSE ATTACHMENT TO END UNIT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE.
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