MERCURY MONTEGO 1976: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE

Make : MERCURY Model : MONTEGO Year : 1976
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 75V167000
Date Owner's Notified: 1975-09-17 Date Received by ODI: 1975-09-08 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
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Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 818
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FORD CAMPAIGN NO 168.POSSIBILITY THAT VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH IMPROPERLYTENSIONED PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS.VEHICLES WITH PARKING BRAKE TENSIONS SET TOOHIGH MAY EXPERIENCE REDUCED REAR BRAKE LINING LIFE, AND HIGH REAR BRAKETEMPERATURE RESULTING IN THE INABILITY TO COMPLETE SOME OF THE SERVICE BRAKEPERFORMANCE TESTS CONTAINED IN FMVSS 105.'CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND ADJUSTINGBRAKE CABLE TENSION TO PROPER SETTING'.