3 Mercedes Benz Recalls in 1996
Restricted Movement Of Handbrake Pawl - T1 (1996)
Fault: As a result of insufficient lubrication at the initial assembly the handbrake pawl operating rod may not have sufficient movement. This could inhibit its correct engagement in the teeth of the of the handbrake ratchet.
Repair: Recall the affected vehicles for inspection of the handbrake unit and lubrication of the pawl mechanism. Any damaged parts will be replaced at the inspection.
Vehicles Effected: January 01 1993 to December 31 1994
Number of Recalls: 1647
Reference Number: R/1996/031
Fracture Of Metal Brake Pipe - T2 (1996)
Fault: As a result of vibration the metal pipe from the brake master cylinder to the residual pressure valve may fracture resulting in the loss of the rear braking circuit. Because of the unique body design specific to one customer in the UK market no other
Repair: Recall the affected vehicles for the fitment of two new metal brake pipes which have an improved securing arrangement.
Vehicles Effected: January 01 1995 to December 31 1995
Number of Recalls: 221
Reference Number: R/1996/035
Possible Loss Of Brake Vacuum Assistance - 140 (1996)
Fault: In a small number of cases leaks may occur in the vacuum line between the engine and the power brake unit. This would result in a need for increased brake pedal pressure when braking.
Repair: Recall the affected vehicles for the fitment of the latest version vacuum line.
Vehicles Effected: January 01 1991 to December 31 1995
Number of Recalls: 2233
Reference Number: R/1996/072
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