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1991 FORD F-250 Recall - Campaign #92V026000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1991 FORD F-250 RECALL - #92V026000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC : FOUNDATION COMPONENTS : DRUM : SHOES/LININGS

A REVISED BRAKE LINING NOISE INSULATOR RESULTED IN A DECREASE IN THE THERMAL INSULATION BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINING AND THE FRONT BRAKE CALIPER PISTON. THIS CAUSED GREATER HEAT TRANSFER TO THE CALIPER PISTONS WITH THE POTENTIAL TO OVERHEAT THE BRAKE FLUID AND DIMINISH BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS DURING SEVERE BRAKING CONDITIONS.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 1991 FORD F-250
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufactured between 8/1/1987 - 8/1/1991
Recalled on 3/11/1992
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 6/10/1992
# Affected 467,000
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS
 
Description A REVISED BRAKE LINING NOISE INSULATOR RESULTED IN A DECREASE IN THE THERMAL INSULATION BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINING AND THE FRONT BRAKE CALIPER PISTON. THIS CAUSED GREATER HEAT TRANSFER TO THE CALIPER PISTONS WITH THE POTENTIAL TO OVERHEAT THE BRAKE FLUID AND DIMINISH BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS DURING SEVERE BRAKING CONDITIONS.
Consequences INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES AND INABLILITY TO HOLDVEHICLES ON A STEEP GRADE RESULTS IN INCREASED RISK OF ACCIDENT IN THE EVENT OFA SUDDEN STOP OR WHEN CONSTANT BRAKING IS NEEDED TO MANEUVER THROUGH AREAS WITHSTEEP GRADES.
Corrective action ADD SNAP-IN INSULATORS THAT ATTACH TO EACH OF THE FRONT BRAKE CALIPER PISTONS. IN ADDITION, VEHICLES WITH 7.5 L ENGINES WILL HAVE INSULATION ADDED TO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT BRAKE LINES.
Notes SYSTEM: BRAKES; FRONT BRAKE LINING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: F250 AND F350 TRUCKS WITH 7.3 L DIESEL AND 7.5 L EFIENGINES ; F250 AND F350 4X4 MODELS WITH 5.8 L EFI ENGINES.NOTE: FORD RECOMMENDS VEHICLE OPERATORS DO NOT EXCEED THE GCWR AND GVWR OF THEIRVEHICLES, AND PROPER MAINTENANCE OF THE BRAKES ON THESE VEHICLES AND ANY TRAILERPARTICULARLY WHEN OPERATING IN MOUNTAINOUS AREAS WITH LONG, STEEP GRADES.
See also 1991 FORD F-250 Recall for STEERING, WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

1991 FORD F-250 Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY

1991 FORD F-250 Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, DELIVERY, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

1991 FORD F-250 Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, IGNITION
Technical Service Bulletins Mar 05, 2001 - 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
SUBJECT REGARDING CONTAMINATION FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

Jan 05, 2001 - 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
INFORMATION ON THE NEW FLUSH AND FILL TOOL AVAILABLE THROUGH ROTUNDA. *TT

Jun 29, 2000 - 354600 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES
RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR TOWING BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. *TT

Jun 22, 2000 - 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
SERVICE TIP INFORMATION REGARDING THE REVERSE CLUTCH PISTON AND PISTON SEAL USAGE. *TT

Jun 07, 2000 - 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE SOLID PARTICLE CONTAMINANTS FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR, MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM IS NOT PROPERLY FLUSHED, FLUID IN-LINE FILTER KIT. *MJS

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Comments

8/26/2013 - ben daniels
Iv been noticing that my gas has been going very quickly and its killing my pockets it seems like I'm putting abt 40 a day to drive who do o talk to abt having it looked at

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