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Lincoln Navigator Recall 98V296000

Ford Recalls 1999 Vehicles Due to Master Cylinder Push Rod Clip Issue

Recall Details

Ford has recalled 1999 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles because the retainer clip that secures the master cylinder push rod to the brake pedal arm may be either missing or partially installed. This could cause increased braking effort, and may result in an accident. Dealers will inspect the master cylinder push rod and verify proper clip installation.

Brakes, December 30, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 30, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V296000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A MISSING OR PARTIALLY INSTALLED RETAINER CLIP THAT HOLDS THE MASTER CYLINDER PUSH ROD TO THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM.
Consequence
INCREASED BRAKE STOPPING DISTANCE CAN OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES TO SEE IF THE RETAINER CLIP WAS INSTALLED, AND REPAIR, IF NECESSARY.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 30, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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