Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1980 FORD CLUB WAGON

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V120000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: CLUB WAGON

Year: 1980

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

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19800501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19800801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 10000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19801106

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19800919

Date Added To File: 19801016

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE EQUIPPED WITH FRONT BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED BY THE SUPPLIER. THESE ASSEMBLIES, BOTH RH AND LH, WERE INCORRECTLY BUILT WITH THE FITTINGS MISORIENTED BY 90 DEGREES. THIS COULD CAUSE CHAFING OF THE BRAKE HOSE THROUGH CONTACT WITH THE ADJACENT TIRE DURING FULL TURNS. CONTINUED CHAFING COULD RESULT IN A BRAKE FLUID LEAK.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT BOTH FRONT BRAKE HOSES AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE ONE OR BOTH HOSES AT NO CHARGE.