FORD RANGER 1988: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

Make : FORD Model : RANGER Year : 1988
Build Dates : 1987-07-01 - 1987-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V141000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-09-11 Date Received by ODI: 1987-09-04 Date Added to Database: 1987-09-15
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 141
Summary:
      TRUCKS WERE BUILT WITH INCORRECT REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLIES. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A TENDENCY FOR REAR BRAKE LOCKUP WOULD EXIST PARTICULARLY DURING HEAVY BRAKE APPLICAION WITH A LIGHTLY LOADED TRUCK. ALSO, INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE WOULD BE REQUIRED IF THE BRAKE MODULATION "PUMPING THE BRAKES" IS USED TO CONTROL THE VEHICLE DURING A HARD BRAKE STOP.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPLACE REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLIES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: REGULAR CAB PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH LIMITED SLIP REARAXLES.