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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
87V141000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Component(s):
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
    • FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

Summary

TRUCKS WERE BUILT WITH INCORRECT REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLIES. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A TENDENCY FOR REAR BRAKE LOCKUP WOULD EXIST PARTICULARLY DURING HEAVY BRAKE APPLICAION WITH A LIGHTLY LOADED TRUCK. ALSO, INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE WOULD BE REQUIRED IF THE BRAKE MODULATION (PUMPING THE BRAKES) IS USED TO CONTROL THE VEHICLE DURING A HARD BRAKE STOP.

Remedy

REPLACE REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLIES.

Notes

SYSTEM: REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: REGULAR CAB PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH LIMITED SLIP REARAXLES.

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