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Recall 94V239000

Recall 94V239000

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., February 10, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 10, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
9,400
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V239000
Component
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK
Summary
THE SPARE TIRE SUPPLIED WITH THE VEHICLE CAN CONTACT THE BRAKE LINES ON THE REAR AXLE IF IT IS MOUNTED IN THE UNDERBODY SPARE TIRE CARRIER. SUCH CONTACT COULD RESULT IN FRACTURE OF A REAR BRAKE LINE.
Consequence
THIS CAN RESULT IN REDUCED VEHICLE BRAKE CAPABILITY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A LOWER PROFILE MINI-SPARE TIRE ON THE EXISTING MINI-SPARE WHEEL. THE NEW TIRE WILL ALLOW THE MINI-SPARE TO BE INSTALLED WITH APPROPRIATE CLEARANCES IN THE UNDERBODY SPARE TIRE CARRIER.
Notify
SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; CARRIER; SPARE TIRE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PASSENGER VAN.NOTE: IF THE VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLETIME, PLEASE CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONALHIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT1-800-424-9393.
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