Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1984 FORD LN SERIES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V168000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: LN SERIES

Year: 1984

Component:
PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:AIR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19830801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19850601

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 51500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19851220

Date Added To File: 19860114

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE HYDRAULIC PARKING BRAKE CONTROL VALVE MAY INADVERTENTLY ACTIVATE DUE TO MOMENTARY PRESSURE DISRUPTIONS WITHIN THE SYSTEM AND CAUSE THE PARKING BRAKE TO BE APPLIED, STOPPING OR SLOWING THE TRUCK UNEXPECTEDLY. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THIS UNEXPECTED STOPPING OR SLOWING OF THE TRUCK MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A REAR END COLLISION SINCE THE BRAKE (STOP) LIGHTS ARE NOT ACTIVATED. ALSO, ON CERTAIN ROAD CONDITIONS THIS OCCURRENCE MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL WHICH WOULD LEAD TO AN ACCIDENT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
REPLACE THE PUSH-PULL TYPE BRAKE CONTROL VALVE WITH NEW OVER-CENTER CAM TYPE VALVES.