FORD F53 2017: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
|Make : FORD||Model : F53||Year : 2017|
|Build Dates : 2016-11-10 - 2016-11-17|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V768000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2018-01-24||Date Received by ODI: 2017-11-29||Date Added to Database: 2017-12-04|
|Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17S41|
|Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 390|
Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain 2017 F-53 stripped motorhome chassis and F-59 stripped commercial chassis, equipped with Antilock Brake Systems "ABS". The brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Units "HECU" on these vehicles may be missing valve block ball plugs, potentially causing a brake fluid leak or air ingestion during electronic brake distribution and/or ABS activation.
A brake fluid leak or air ingestion can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HECU for missing valve block ball plugs, replacing the unit as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S41.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.