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Recalls - 1990 FORD LS8000

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:CONTROLS

Recall Number

90V121000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

SECONDARY SERVICE RESERVOIR AIR CHECK VALVES MAY NOT SEAT PROPERLY DUE TO A MECHANICAL INTERFERENCE CONDITION BETWEEN A CIRCULAR BRASS GUIDE AND THE WALL OF A CYLINDRICAL FERRULE IN WHICH THE BRASS GUIDE IS INTENDED TO MOVE FREELY.

Defect Consequence

IN THE EVENT OF PRESSURE LOSS IN THE SUPPLY RESERVOIR,A DEFECTIVE CHECK VALVE WOULD ALLOW PRESSURE EQUALIZATION BETWEEN PRIMARY ANDSECONDARY SERVICE RESERVOIRS, PRESENTING THE POTENTIAL FOR LOSS OR ABSENCE OFFRONT BRAKING ABILITY, WHICH COULD CAUSE LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

INSTALL REVISED DESIGN SECONDARY SERVICE RESERVOIR CHECK VALVE COMPONENTS.

Notes

SYSTEM: AIR PRESSURE CHECK VALVES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS AND CHASSIS CABS.


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