1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Recall: 1997-2005 Wrangler: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Discussion in 'Wrangler/ CJ' started by 07FX4Chick, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. 07FX4Chick

    07FX4Chick LIFETIME SUPPORTER

    Posts:
    10,523
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2010
    Location:
    Des Moines, WA
    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]6515,6528,6546,6547,6564,6566,6572,6581,6582[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]JEEP
    Model: WRANGLER
    Model Year: 1997-2005

    Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: BRAKE PARTS, INC.
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: E

    Number of units affected: 7,440
    Date owner notified by MFG: 3/20/2006

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

    Defect Summary: CERTAIN AFTERMARKET BRAKE HYDRAULIC MASTER CYLINDERS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT BRAKE CYLINDERS FOR CERTAIN FORD, DAIMLERCHRYSLER, AND JEEP PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE BRAKE CYLINDERS WERE SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF NAPA, RAYBESTOS, AIMCO, AC DELCO, CARQUEST, BENDIX, AND WAGNER. ONLY PRODUCTS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 27, 2005 THROUGH JANUARY 17, 2006 (DATE CODES 0529 THROUGH 0602) ARE SUBJECT TO THIS RECALL. WHEN SUBJECT TO VERY COLD TEMPERATURES, AN INTERNAL SEAL IN THE MASTER CYLINDER COULD LOSE FLEXIBILITY AND MAY CAUSE BRAKE FLUID TO LEAK. [/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID CAN LEAD TO A DECREASE IN BRAKE LINE PRESSURE AND AN INCREASE IN STOPPING DISTANCE, WHICH CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] AFFINIA (BRAKE PARTS, INC.) WILL REPLACE THE SUBJECT BRAKE HYDRAULIC MASTER CYLINDERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 20, 2006. OWNERS CAN CONTACT AFFINA GROUP CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-323-0354.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET NAPA, RAYBESTOS, AC DELCO, AIMCO, CARQUEST, AND BENDIX BRAKE HYDRAULIC MASTER CYLINDERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON DAIMLERCHRYSLER OR FORD VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153)[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
     

Share This Page