1973 FORD B7000 Recall - Recall ID 21997

1973 FORD B7000 Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 73V053000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: B7000 
Model Year: 1973 
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Mfg Component Desc: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS 
Mfg Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY 
Manufacture Dates: 07-01-72 through 02-01-73 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 785 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 03-15-73 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY 
Report Recieved Date: 03-05-73 
Record Creation Date: 10-12-79 
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Notes: FORD CAMPAIGN NO H-8B.BUS CHASSIS.POSSIBILITY THAT THE SERVICE AND PARKINGBRAKE SYSTEM NYLON AIR BRAKE TUBES MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY ROUTED DURINGPRODUCTION.IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE LINES ARE TOO CLOSE TO THE EXHAUSTINLET PIPE, IMMEDIATELY FORWARD OF THE NUMBER THREE CROSSMEMBER, AND COULDCAUSE THEM TO MELT UNDER NORMAL EXHAUST OPERATING TEMPERATURES.SHOULD THISOCCUR TO SERVICE BRAKE TUBES THE RESULT WOULD BE LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE ANDPARTIAL OR TOTAL LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKE PERFORMANCE.SIMILIARLY MELTING OF THEPARKING BRAKE TUBES WOULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE CAUSING THE REARBRAKES TO BE APPLIED AUTOMATICALLY AND UNEXPECTEDLY.(CORRECT BY INSPECTINGAND RE-ROUTE TUBES AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY.) 
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1973 FORD B7000 Recall - Recall ID 21997 for FORD B7000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

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