Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 FORD AEROSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V223000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: AEROSTAR

Year: 1990

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19891001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 30000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19891227

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19891211

Date Added To File: 19900102

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
INABILITY TO MAINTAIN PRESSURE IN THE SECONDARY SYSTEM OF THE MASTER CYLINDER (CONTROLS BRAKING OF REAR WHEELS) COULD INCREASE BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL AND REDUCE BRAKE PERFORMANCE AT TEMPERATURES LESS THAN 40 DEGREES.

Consequence Summary:
THIS WOULD CAUSE REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS ANDINCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE THAT COULD RESULT IN A CRASH OR COLLISION.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL NEW DESIGN MASTER CYLINDER INCORPORATING A REDESIGNED SEAL.