Year: 1988 Make: FORD Model: Ranger

Number of OPEN Recalls 2


NHTSA Recall Number:  98E010000
Recall Date:  08 April 1998

SUMMARY
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: AFTERMARKET BRAKE ROTORS FOR USE ON CERTAIN FORD AND MAZDA TRUCKS. CRACKED CASTINGS CAUSED CRACKS TO APPEAR ON THE OUTER DIAMETER OF THE ROTOR HAT OR AROUND THE STUD HOLE.

CONSEQUENCE
LOSS OF BRAKING CAN RESULT.

REMEDY
LOSS OF BRAKING CAN RESULT.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 1998. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE ROTORS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AIMCO AT 815-759-7935. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

NHTSA Recall Number:  87V141000
Recall Date:  04 September 1987

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.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

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