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RECALL Subject : Electronic Stability Control Systems/FMVSS 126

Report Receipt Date: JUN 29, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V482000
Component(s): ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL , SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,895


Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company


SUMMARY:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Transit Connect vehicles manufactured February 22, 2016, through June 16, 2016. The brake Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) pump may be contaminated with metallic debris. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."
CONSEQUENCE:
If the brake HCU pump is contaminated, the performance of the electronic stability control and related brake systems may degrade, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Ford will notify owners and dealers will replace the brake HCU pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on August 15, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 16C10.
 
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