Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 FORD AEROSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V239000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: AEROSTAR

Year: 1995

Component:
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19941001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19941101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 9400

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950210

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19941201

Date Added To File: 19950103

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE SPARE TIRE SUPPLIED WITH THE VEHICLE CAN CONTACT THE BRAKE LINES ON THE REAR AXLE IF IT IS MOUNTED IN THE UNDERBODY SPARE TIRE CARRIER. SUCH CONTACT COULD RESULT IN FRACTURE OF A REAR BRAKE LINE.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CAN RESULT IN REDUCED VEHICLE BRAKE CAPABILITY.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A LOWER PROFILE MINI-SPARE TIRE ON THE EXISTING MINI-SPARE WHEEL. THE NEW TIRE WILL ALLOW THE MINI-SPARE TO BE INSTALLED WITH APPROPRIATE CLEARANCES IN THE UNDERBODY SPARE TIRE CARRIER.