Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2000 FORD F-650

NHTSA Campaign Number: 02V024000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 02S31

Make: FORD

Model: F-650

Year: 2000

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20000516

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20011211

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 546

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20020131

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20020118

Date Added To File: 20020204

Regulation Part Number: 575

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN MEDIUM DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AIR BRAKES THAT INCLUDE THE OPTIONAL TRAILER PACKAGE FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, “AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS.” THE AIR BRAKE LINES CONNECTED TO THE TRACTOR PROTECTION VALVE ARE MISROUTED.

Consequence Summary:
A LEAK IN THE PRIMARY AIR CIRCUIT OR SECONDARY AIR CIRCUIT COULD RESULT IN A REDUCTION OR LOSS OF THE TRAILER BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE AIR LINES CONNECTED TO THE TRACTOR PROTECTION VALVE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 31, 2002. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-248-0186.