Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 FORD EXPLORER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V024001

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: EXPLORER

Year: 1993

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19931101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 108000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960322

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19960205

Date Added To File: 19960229

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE STUDS WHICH ATTACH THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER TO THE POWER BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER ASSEMBLY CAN DEVELOP STRESS CORROSION CRACKING AFTER BEING OPERATED FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOCATION.

Consequence Summary:
IF A CRACK OCCURS, IT COULD RESULT IN ONE OR BOTH STUDS FRACTURING. THE MASTER CYLINDER COULD THEN SEPARATE FROM THE VACUUM BOOSTER, WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED, PREVENTING THE SERVICE BRAKES FROM ACTIVATING INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER ASSEMBLY.