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Mercury Sable Recall 91V134000

Ford Recalls 1990-1992 Taurus, Mercury Sable, Lincoln Continentals for Brake Rotor Concens

Recall Details

Ford has recalled certain 1990-1992 Taurus, Mercury Sable, and Lincoln Continental vehicles in cold weather, high corrosion states to replace the brake rotors. The original rotors on the vehicle can easily corrode and separate, causing a potential braking safety issue. Dealers will replace the front rotors with full cast iron rotors.

Brakes, September 26, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 26, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
EA90045
Potential Number of Units Affected
325,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V134000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

Summary
FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTORS OF THE SUBJECT VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE SEVERE CORROSION IF OPERATED IN AREAS WHERE CALCIUM CHLORIDE AND SODIUM CHLORIDE ARE USED EXTENSIVELY.
Consequence
SEVERELY CORRODED ROTORS MAY FRACTURE OR SEPARATE NEAR THE INNER EDGES OF THE BRAKE DISCS RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS,HIGHER THAN NORMAL PEDAL EFFORTS, LOUD GRINDING NOISES, AND MODERATE PULLS WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED. REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS MAY INCREASE MINIMUM STOPPING DISTANCES, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS WITH FULL CAST FRONT BRAKE ROTORS.
Notes
SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES SOLD OR REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CT, IL, IN, ME, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, AND WI.
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