Ford VM Transit rear brake pipe to axle securing bolt
Target number: 3,943
Manufactured: 19.05.2010 to 14.08.2012
What are the defects?
The bolt that secures the brake pipe bracket to the rear axle may not be manufactured to specifications and could loosen over time.
What are the hazards?
If the defect occurs there may be failure of the rear brake pipe, loss of brake fluid, and significantly reduced brake performance. This poses a hazard to the driver and other road users.
What should consumers do?
A letter is being sent to affected owners. Ford advises owners to drive with caution and at moderate speed until the inspection and rectification of the vehicle has occurred.
For further information, contact any authorised Ford Dealer or Ford's Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 503 672.