Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1994 FORD BRONCO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V169001

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: BRONCO

Year: 1994

Component:
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19940501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 835791

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19941216

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19940907

Date Added To File: 19941123

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE PARKING BRAKE CONTROL SELF-ADJUST PAWL DOES NOT LINE UP PROPERLY WITH THE SELF-ADJUST RACHET CAUSING THE PAWL TO SLIP OVER ONE OR MORE TEETH IN THE RACHET.

Consequence Summary:
WHEN THE ABOVE OCCURS, IT CAN RESULT IN PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM INEFFECTIVENESS. THE PARKING BRAKE WILL NOT HOLD THE VEHICLE, CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO ROLL FREELY, IF THE TRANSMISSION IS NOT LEFT IN GEAR.

Corrective Action:
A WEDGE WILL BE INSTALLED WHICH WILL SERVE TO LOCK THE PARKING BRAKE SELF-ADJUST MECHANISM PAWL INTO ENGAGEMENT WITH THE RACHET. ALSO, OWNERS WILL BE ADVISED TO RELEASE AND REAPPLY THE PARKING BRAKE WHENEVER TOOTH SKIP OCCURS AND WILL BE REMINDED TO ALWAYS TURN OFF THE ENGINE AND LEAVE THE VEHICLE IN GEAR WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PARKED.