1978 Ford B700 Recall | The Fluid Return Hose Installed Between The Power Steering Reservoir And Pump Is Susceptible To Deterioration And “kinking”. Deterioration Of The Hose Permits Particles To Enter The Power Steering Fluid System Restricting Flow.

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1978 Ford B700 Steering,hydraulic Power Assist,hose, Piping, And Connections Recall | Dec 20, 1978

The Fluid Return Hose Installed Between The Power Steering Reservoir And Pump Is Susceptible To Deterioration And “kinking”. Deterioration Of The Hose Permits Particles To Enter The Power Steering Fluid System Restricting Flow. Both Hose Deterioration And Kinking May Result In Loss Of Power Steering Assist And Increased Manual Steering Efforts.. Follwoing Is The Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealer Will Inspect And, If Necessary, Replace The Return Hose And Modify The Routing Of The Power Steering Pressure Hose To Provide Additional Clearance For The Return Hose.
vehicle Description: School Buses.system: Steering Assembly; Return Hose.consequences Of Defect: Sudden Loss Of Power Steering Assist Could Lead To Lossof Vehicle Control And An Accident.

This recall was issued on Dec 20, 1978 for 1978 Ford B700, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Steering,hydraulic Power Assist,hose, Piping, And Connections problems.

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