Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1994 FORD ECONOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 93V194000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ECONOLINE

Year: 1994

Component:
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 106

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19940121

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19931123

Date Added To File: 19931201

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 105

Defect Summary:
THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 105, “HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS.” THE PARKING BRAKE APPLICATION FORCE FOR A FOOT OPERATED CONTROL SYSTEM SHOULD NOT EXCEED 125 POUNDS TO HOLD THE VEHICLE ON A 30% GRADE. INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE PARKING BRAKE PEDAL AND A WIRE HARNESS MAY INCREASE THE NEEDED PEDAL FORCE TO GREATER THAN 125 POUNDS TO SET THE PARKING BRAKE TO HOLD THE VEHICLE ON THE 30% GRADE.

Consequence Summary:
THE INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE FOOT PEDAL AND THE WIREHARNESS MAY NOT ALLOW THE PARKING BRAKE TO FULLY SET. IF THIS OCCURS WHEN THEVEHICLE IS PARKED ON AN INCLINE, IT MAY ROLL, CAUSING A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
FINAL STAGE MANUFACTURERS WILL BE INFORMED OF THIS CONDITION AND PROVIDED WITH PARTS AND INSTRUCTIONS NECESSARY TO CORRECT THIS SITUATION.