Ford—JH Econovan—Models built from March 2004 to Feb 2005

PRA number

2005/7779

Published date

Identifying features
Vin range: JCOAAASGMD4A41235 to JCOAAASHMD4Y42075 and JCOAAASGME4A41229 to JCOAAASGME4Y42074

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

JCOAAASGMD4A41235 to JCOAAASHMD4Y42075 and JCOAAASGME4A41229 to JCOAAASGME4Y42074

Other identifying numbers

Vin range: JCOAAASGMD4A41235 to JCOAAASHMD4Y42075 and JCOAAASGME4A41229 to JCOAAASGME4Y42074

What are the defects?

Potential exists for a park brake bracket within the rear brake assembly to crack, particularly where the parking brake is used frequently or with excessive force.

What are the hazards?

Should the park brake bracket within the rear brake assembly crack, the potential exists for it to dislodge and become wedged within the brake mechjanism, causing the rear brake/wheels to lock without warnings, causing vehicle to skid

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by mail. For further information contact an authorised Ford dealer or Ford's Customer Relationship Centre on 13 36 73.

Supplier

Ford Motor Company of Australia Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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