FORD B600 1984: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : FORD Model : B600 Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1983-08-01 - 1984-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V135000
Date Owner's Notified: 1984-12-03 Date Received by ODI: 1984-10-23 Date Added to Database: 1984-11-07
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8051
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH HYDRAULIC BRAKE BOOSTER SUPPLY HOSES THAT ARE LOCATED TOO CLOSE TO THE ENGINE EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND MAY CHAFE AND DEVELOP HEAT DAMAGE DURING VEHICLE OPERATION. CHAFING AND HEAT INDUCED DETERIORATION OF A HOSE DUE TO DIRECT CONTACT WITH THE MANIFOLD MAY CAUSE THE HOSE TO WEAR. A SUBSEQUENT RUPTURE WILL RESULT IN PUMP FLUID LOSS.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL RELOCATE AND REPLACE THE BRAKE BOOSTER SUPPLY TUBE AND HOSE AS NECESSARY AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS AND BUSES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRAULIC BRAKES ANDGASOLINE AND PROPANE ENGINES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; BOOSTER SUPPLY HOSE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD THIS DETERIORATION AND RUPTURE OCCUR DURINGVEHICLE OPERATION, DISTANCE REQUIRED FOR STOPPING WILL BE INCREASED, POSSIBLYRESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT. LEAKING FLUID MAY ALSO IGNITE, RESULTING IN AN ENGINECOMPARTMENT FIRE AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.