Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD F-450 SD

NHTSA Campaign Number: 02V068000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 02S34

Make: FORD

Model: F-450 SD

Year: 1999

Component:
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980103

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980930

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 51846

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20020405

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20020311

Date Added To File: 20020325

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS, FAILURE OF THE FRONT PARKING BRAKE CABLE INPUT BUTTON COULD RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM TO HOLD THE VEHICLE STATIONARY.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN UNINTENDED VEHICLE MOVEMENT AND A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT PARKING BRAKE CABLE AND THE CONTROLLER AND VERIFY THE PERFORMANCE OF THE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 5, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.