Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 FORD F53

NHTSA Campaign Number: 93V146000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F53

Year: 1991

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

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19930301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 17400

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19931105

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19930913

Date Added To File: 19930920

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
BRAKE LINES IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT ARE ROUTED TOO NEAR THE LEFT EXHAUST MANIFOLD, CAUSING THE BRAKE FLUID TO OVERHEAT.

Consequence Summary:
BRAKE FLUID LOSES VISCOSITY WHEN IT OVERHEATS, CAUSINGLOSS OF BRAKES OR INCREASED VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE WHICH MAY RESULT IN ANACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
FORD WILL INSTALL A HEAT SHIELD AND BRAKE LINE INSULATION ON ENGINE COMPARTMENT BRAKE LINES.