Recalls

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Recall data for: 2004 FORD F-750

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V319000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 03C04

Make: FORD

Model: F-750

Year: 2004

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20021129

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20030722

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 97

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20030912

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20030828

Date Added To File: 20030829

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN MEDIUM DUTY CHASSIS CABS FAIL TO COMPLY TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, “AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS.” THE AIR BRAKE LINES MAY BE MISROUTED BETWEEN THE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY RESERVOIR TANKS OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE AIR BRAKE LINES ARE MISROUTED, AND THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM EXPERIENCES A LOSS OF AIR FROM THE PRIMARY AIR TANK, THE VEHICLE WILL NOT HAVE SERVICE AIR BAKE FUNCTION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
FORD WILL INSPECT THE AIR BRAKE LINE ROUTING AND IF NECESSARY, REPAIR THE VEHICLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-248-0186.