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

Make : FORD Model : CUSTOM Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1979-03-01 - 1979-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V107000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-05-03 Date Received by ODI: 1979-04-30 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 : 18
Summary:
      SOME VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH BRAKE CONTROL VALVES AND BRAKE TUBES INTENDED FOR USE IN VEHICLES WITHOUT TRAILER TOW PACKAGES.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE BRAKE CONTROL VALVE AND CONNECTING BRAKE TUBE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; HOSE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: USE OF INCORRECT BRAKE VALVES WILL INCREASE REAR BRAKEPRESSURE. THE VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT PREMATURE REAR WHEEL LOCKUP WHICH COULD CAUSELOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.