Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD WINDSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V147000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S17

Make: FORD

Model: WINDSTAR

Year: 1999

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19960616

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19990531

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 789723

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990616

Recall Initiator: OVSC

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19990614

Date Added To File: 19990616

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 135

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS. THE BRAKE FLUID MASTER CYLINDER IS RECESSED AND ORIENTED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT SO THAT THE BRAKE FLUID WARNING STATEMENT EMBOSSED ON BOTH THE TOP OF THE FILLER CAP AND THE SIDE OF THE RESERVOIR BODY ARE NOT ENTIRELY VISIBLE BY DIRECT VIEW. THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT FULLY COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 135, “PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS.”

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH NEW LABELS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.