FORD CLUB WAGON 1979: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : FORD Model : CLUB WAGON Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-08-01 - 1979-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V152000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-06-16 Date Received by ODI: 1979-06-19 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 75000
Summary:
      THE INCORRECTLY INSTALLED LEFT FRONT BRAKE HOSES MAY ALLOW FOR CONTACT BETWEEN THE FRONT BRAKE HOSES AND THE FRONT TIRES WHEN THE FRONT WHEELS ARE IN FULL RIGHT OR LEFT TURN POSITIONS. IF CONTACT IS MADE, THE HOSE COULD WEAR AND ALLOW BRAKE FLUID TO LEAK OUT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT FRONT BRAKE HOSES AND REPLACE THOSE LACKING THE PROPER CLEARANCE WITH CURRENT PRODUCTION HOSES, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; FRONT BRAKE HOSES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FRONT WHEEL BRAKING CAPABILITY COULD BE LOST, CAUSINGAN INCREASE IN STOPPING DISTANCES AND, POSSIBLY, AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: OPERATOR MAY BE ALERTED TO LOSS OF FRONT BRAKES BY THE ACTIVATION OF AWARNING LIGHT. SHOULD THIS LIGHT APPEAR, PROCEED WITH CAUTION AND HAVE THEVEHICLE SERVICED IMMEDIATELY.