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1976 Dodge Aspen Base

1976 Dodge Aspen
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Issued: 1979-10-12
DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, DAMAGE TO THE FRONT WHEEL BRAKE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM COULD OCCUR DUE TO FRONT WHEEL BRAKE LINE TUBE CORROSION. FRONT WHEEL BRAKE HOSES MAY BECOME BRITTLE AND CRACK DUE TO PROLONGED OPERATION IN COLD TEMPERATURES.


DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENT

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

RESOLUTION

THE DEALER WILL REPLACE BOTH FRONT HOSES IF FOUND NECESSARY AND IN ADDITION, WILL INSTALL A PLASTIC SHIELD BETWEEN THE BATTERY THERMO-GUARD AND THE TUBES TO PREVENT CORROSION.

NOTES

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; STEEL BRAKE TUBES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF FRONT WHEEL BRAKING CAPABILITY COULD RESULTWHICH WOULD INCREASE THE VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE AND COULD LEAD TO ANACCIDENT.NOTE: ILLUMINATION OF THE RED WARNING SIGNAL ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL SHOULDALERT DRIVER THAT BRAKE MALFUNCTION HAS OCCURRED.


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