FOREST RIVER CHEROKEE 1990: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : CHEROKEE Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1990-03-01 - 1991-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91V063000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-07-26 Date Received by ODI: 1991-04-15 Date Added to Database: 1991-04-25
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
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 : 17000
Summary:
      IMPROPER INSERTION/CRIMPING OF THE HOSE-TO-END FITTINGS OF THE HIGH PRESSURE HOSE ON THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM CAN CAUSE DETACHMENT OF THE HOSE FROM THE ABS SYSTEM, AND DISCHARGE OF HYDRAULIC FLUID.
Consequence:
      DETACHMENT OF THE HOSE FROM THE ABS SYSTEM CAUSES THELOSS OF THE ABS FUNCTION AND HYDRAULIC BRAKE ASSIST, LEAVING ONLY MANUAL BRAKESAND DECREASING STOPPING ABILITY, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT. DISCHARGE OFHYDRAULIC FLUID IN THE AREA OF THE HOT EXHAUST SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINECOMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE ABS HIGH PRESSURE HOSE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM; ABS HIGH PRESSURE HOSE ATTACHMENT TO END UNIT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE.