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Recall 95V123000

Recall 95V123000

Brakes, July 3, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 3, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,114
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V123000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Summary
A FLEXIBLE BRAKE HOSE THAT CONNECTS THE HYDRAULIC PUMP TO THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) VALVE BLOCK ASSEMBLY CAN LEAK CAUSING LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID.
Consequence
LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID CAN RESULT IN THE INOPERATION OF PRIMARY BRAKE CIRCUIT, INCLUDING THE REAR BRAKES, AND LOSS OF ABS OPERATION WITH A CONSEQUENT REDUCTION IN BRAKING PERFORMANCE AND POSSIBLE INCREASED BRAKING DISTANCES. ALSO, BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT COULD CAUSE A FIRE IF THERE IS A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES TO DETERMINE IF IT IS FITTED WITH THE SUSPECT HOSE AND THEN REPLACE THE SUSPECT HOSE WITH THE LATEST DESIGN.
Notify
SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; LINES;HOSE; NONMETALLIC.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT RANGE ROVER AT 1-301-731-9040. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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