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Recall 16V482000

Vehicle Stability Control And Anti-Lock Brakes Malfunction

Recall Details

The brake hydraulic control unit (HCU) pump may become contaminated with metallic debris, causing the pump to not operate properly. Dealers will replace the brake HCU pump free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The vehicle stability control features of the vehicle as well as related anti-lock braking functions of the vehicle may not operate properly due to possible contamination of a control unit pump. This could cause loss of vehicle control.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Ford must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 16C10.

Brakes, June 29, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 29, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,895
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V482000
Component
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL , SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Transit Connect vehicles manufactured February 22, 2016, through June 16, 2016. The brake Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) pump may be contaminated with metallic debris. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."
Consequence
If the brake HCU pump is contaminated, the performance of the electronic stability control and related brake systems may degrade, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Ford will notify owners and dealers will replace the brake HCU pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on August 15, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 16C10.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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