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Recall 89V223000

Recall 89V223000

Affected Cars

Brakes, December 27, 1989

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 27, 1989
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
30,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
89V223000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Summary
INABILITY TO MAINTAIN PRESSURE IN THE SECONDARY SYSTEM OF THE MASTER CYLINDER (CONTROLS BRAKING OF REAR WHEELS) COULD INCREASE BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL AND REDUCE BRAKE PERFORMANCE AT TEMPERATURES LESS THAN 40 DEGREES.
Consequence
THIS WOULD CAUSE REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS ANDINCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE THAT COULD RESULT IN A CRASH OR COLLISION.
Remedy
INSTALL NEW DESIGN MASTER CYLINDER INCORPORATING A REDESIGNED SEAL.
Notify
SYSTEM: BRAKES, MASTER CYLINDER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCK, VAN.
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