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Recall 93V194000

Recall 93V194000

Affected Cars

Brakes, January 21, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 21, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
106
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V194000
Component
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL
Summary
THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE PARKING BRAKE APPLICATION FORCE FOR A FOOT OPERATED CONTROL SYSTEM SHOULD NOT EXCEED 125 POUNDS TO HOLD THE VEHICLE ON A 30% GRADE. INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE PARKING BRAKE PEDAL AND A WIRE HARNESS MAY INCREASE THE NEEDED PEDAL FORCE TO GREATER THAN 125 POUNDS TO SET THE PARKING BRAKE TO HOLD THE VEHICLE ON THE 30% GRADE.
Consequence
THE INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE FOOT PEDAL AND THE WIREHARNESS MAY NOT ALLOW THE PARKING BRAKE TO FULLY SET. IF THIS OCCURS WHEN THEVEHICLE IS PARKED ON AN INCLINE, IT MAY ROLL, CAUSING A CRASH.
Remedy
FINAL STAGE MANUFACTURERS WILL BE INFORMED OF THIS CONDITION AND PROVIDED WITH PARTS AND INSTRUCTIONS NECESSARY TO CORRECT THIS SITUATION.
Notify
SYSTEM: EMERGENCY PARKING BRAKE; MECHANICAL; FMVSS 105.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FULL-SIZE VANS, 9600 LB. GVW, EQUIPPED WITH SINGLE REARWHEELS AND SCHOOL BUS PREPARATION PACKAGES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN AN REASONABLE TIME AND FREEOF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT FORD SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONALHIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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