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Recall data for: 2011 FORD F-750

NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V097000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 12S28

Make: FORD

Model: F-750

Year: 2011

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:CHECK VALVE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20101203

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20111220

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 352

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120412

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20120307

Date Added To File: 20120309

Regulation Part Number:

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Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 F-650 AND F-750 TRUCKS, MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 3, 2010, THROUGH DECEMBER 20, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX ATR-6 ANTILOCK TRACTION RELAY VALVES. IN EXTREMELY COLD CONDITIONS, THE BENDIX RELAY VALVES MAY POTENTIALLY DEVELOP INTERNAL LEAKAGE. INTERNAL LEAKAGE CAN LEAD TO AIR PRESSURE BEING DELIVERED TO AFFECTED PRIMARY OR SECONDARY BRAKE CAUSING CONTINUOUS BRAKE APPLICATION.

Consequence Summary:
UNEXPECTED CONTINUOUS BRAKE APPLICATION CAN CAUSE THE BRAKES TO OVERHEAT AND LEAD TO A FIRE. UNEXPECTED CONTINUOUS BRAKE APPLICATION CAN CAUSE THE DRIVER TO LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH. ALSO, THE BRAKES MAY BE APPLIED WITHOUT ILLUMINATING THE BRAKE LIGHTS, FAILING TO GIVE PROPER WARNING TO OTHER DRIVERS.

Corrective Action:
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL A BENDIX ATR-6 TRACTION RELAY VALVE KIT. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY AT 1-800-392-3673.