NHTSA Recall 87V141000

 

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): FORD / RANGER 1988

Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Report Receipt Date: SEP 04, 1987

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 87V141000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

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 APPLICATION 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:

SEE ABOVE.

Remedy:

REPLACE REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLIES.

Notes:

SYSTEM: REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: REGULAR CAB PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH LIMITED SLIP REAR AXLES.