Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V133000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: TOWN CAR

Year: 1995

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturers Involved: DABRYAN COACH BUILDERS

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19920901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19950601

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 692

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950808

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950711

Date Added To File: 19950721

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
IMPROPER INSTALLATION OF THE REAR BRAKE LINE AT THE POINT AT WHICH THE EXTENDED BRAKE LINE FIRST BENDS AND EXTENDS OVER THE LEFT REAR WHEEL AREA OF THE FRAME. IF NOT INSTALLED WITH SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE, CHAFING OF THE BRAKE LINE CAN OCCUR IN AN AREA ADJACENT TO THE REAR FLOOR PAN.

Consequence Summary:
THE REAR BRAKE LINE CAN LEAK OR RUPTURE RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY, LOSS OF REAR BRAKES, AND/OR LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID RESERVES IN THE MASTER BRAKE CYLINDER.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE LINE FOR PROPER INSTALLATION AND/OR DAMAGE AND REPLACE AS NECESSARY. ALSO A PROTECTIVE BOOT OR SLEEVE OVER THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE INSTALLED.