Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1996 FORD ECONOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V214000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ECONOLINE

Year: 1996

Component:
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19960212

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19960508

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 53400

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19961204

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19961028

Date Added To File: 19961031

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 105

Defect Summary:
THE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS MAY NOT HOLD THE VEHICLES ON A 20% GRADE WITH FOOT PEDAL EFFORTS OF 125 POUNDS OR LESS. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 105, “HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS.”

Consequence Summary:
THE VEHICLE MAY ROLL AFTER BEING PARKED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL ADJUST THE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES.