Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 FORD EXPLORER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V052000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: EXPLORER

Year: 1995

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

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19941101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19950201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8100

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950306

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950315

Date Added To File: 19950323

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 105

Defect Summary:
IN SOME OF THE VEHICLES, BRAKE TUBES WERE MISROUTED BETWEEN THE MASTER CYLINDER AND THE HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT AND RESULTS IN EXCEEDING THE ALLOWABLE STOPPING DISTANCES AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 105, “HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS.” IN ADDITION, SEALS WITHIN THE MASTER CYLINDER COULD BE ABRADED BY THIS CONDITION OVER TIME RESULTING IN AN INTERNAL LEAK AND A FURTHER REDUCTION IN BRAKE PERFORMANCE.

Consequence Summary:
CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: STOPPING DISTANCES COULD BE LONGER THAN INTENDED RESULTING IN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE BRAKE TUBES.