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Recall 95V058000

Recall 95V058000

Affected Cars

Brakes, May 10, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 10, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
290
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V058000
Component
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE
Summary
THE PARKING BRAKE FRONT CABLES WERE BUILT LONGER THAN APPROPRIATE THAT REDUCES THE PERFORMANCE OF THE PARKING BRAKE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND FAILS TO FULLY COMPLY WITH ALL THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS."
Consequence
CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM ON A SEVERE GRADE MAY BE DIMINISHED.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES.
Notify
SYSTEM: EMERGENCY PARKING BRAKE; MECHANICAL; LINKAGES AND CABLES, FMVSS NO. 105.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: INCOMPLETE CHASSIS VEHICLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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