FORD CLUB WAGON 1996: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Make : FORD Model : CLUB WAGON Year : 1996
Build Dates : 1996-02-12 - 1996-05-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 96V214000
Date Owner's Notified: 1996-12-04 Date Received by ODI: 1996-10-28 Date Added to Database: 1996-10-31
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 53400
Summary:
      THE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS MAY NOT HOLD THE VEHICLES ON A 20" GRADE WITH FOOT PEDAL EFFORTS OF 125 POUNDS OR LESS. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS."
Consequence:
      THE VEHICLE MAY ROLL AFTER BEING PARKED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL ADJUST THE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 105
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BEGIN NOVEMBER 27, 1996. 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 FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.