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Recall: 2005-2007 F350: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]70913,70915,70920[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    Make: FORD
    Model: F350
    Model Year: 2005-2007

    Description: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: HARSCO TRACK TECHNOLOGIES
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: E

    Number of units affected: 450
    Date owner notified by MFG: 9/15/2006

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Defect Summary: CERTAIN HARSCO WHEEL MODIFICATION GROUPS CONTAINING ACCURIDE STEEL RIMS, P/NOS. 203237 AND 203738; ACCURIDE ALUMINUM RIMS, P/N 203712; AND GKN STEEL RIMS, P/N 203688, SOLD AS MODIFICATION EQUIPMENT FOR CERTAIN 2005-2007 FORD F-250/F-350 4X4 PICKUP TRUCKS TO MODIFY TRACK WIDTH OF FRONT AND REAR AXLES. THE RIMS PROVIDED IN THESE WHEEL MODIFICATION GROUPS WEAR THROUGH THE OEM BRAKE LINES.

    Consequence Summary: BRAKE FAILURE CAN OCCUR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

    Corrective Summary: HARSCO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE A REPAIR KIT ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN IN SEPTEMBER 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HARSCO AT 507-235-7112.[/FONT]
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    Recall Notes: HARSCO RECALL NO. #06-006.THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO MODIFICATION KITS MANUFACTURED BY HARSCO AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON FORD F-250 AND F-350 4X4 PICKUP TRUCKS MANUFACTURED BY THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153).[/FONT]
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