Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD EXPLORER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V123000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S16

Make: FORD

Model: EXPLORER

Year: 1999

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

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19990416

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19990503

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 15681

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990517

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19990518

Date Added To File: 19990520

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE RIGHT FRONT BRAKE LINE TO THE HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT (HCU) CONNECTION COULD SEPARATE CAUSING THE LINE TO LEAK WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS APPLIED.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF BRAKE PRESSURE TO THE FRONT WHEELS, INCREASING THE STOPPING DISTANCE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FLARE NUT ON THE BRAKE LINE.