Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1978 FORD P600

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V167000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: P600

Year: 1978

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 79

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19801215

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19801223

Date Added To File: 19810113

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
SOME OF THE SUBJECT VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH FRONT WHEEL BRAKE HOSES THAT ARE TOO LONG. THIS MAY MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR THE BRAKE HOSE TO CONTACT A FRONT TIRE DURING A FULL LEFT OR RIGHT TURN, WHICH COULD RESULT IN CHAFING OF THE BRAKE HOSE AND SUBSEQUENT BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND, IF NECESSARY, FRONT BRAKE HOSES AND BRACKETS WILL BE REPLACED AT NO CHARGE.