2007 Saleen S331 SC Recall Information

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Manufacturer

SALEEN, INC.

Mfr Report Date20061005
NHTSA Campaign ID07V188000
SummaryON CERTAIN EXTENDED CAB, 5 PASSENGER SPORT TRUCKS FITTED WITH A BRAKE UPGRADE, THE WHEEL BEARING C-CLIP MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. THE WHEEL HUB CAN BECOME LOOSE IN THE SPINDLE AND WILL FORCE THE ROTOR TO CONTACT THE BRAKE PAD.
ConsequenceTHE BRACKET HOLDING ON THE BRAKE CALIPER COULD POTENTIALLY FAIL, RESULTING IN THE ROTATING ASSEMBLY (WHEEL, TIRE, HUB AND ROTOR) TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
RemedyTHERE WILL BE TWO REPAIR OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO DEALERS AND CUSTOMERS: (1) SALEEN WILL SUPPLY A PAIR OF NEW REPLACEMENT FRONT WHEEL HUBS WITH BEARING ASSEMBLIES, INCLUDING HARDWARE, COMPLETE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT. THE REPLACEMENTS WILL BE COMPLETED BY AUTHORIZED FORD DEALERS; OR, (2) SALEEN WILL SEND A TECHNICIAN OUT TO A DEALERSHIP TO INSPECT ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES ON THE LOT AT THAT TIME. THE TECHNICIAN WILL INSPECT BOTH HUBS AND PERFORM ONE OF THREE REMEDIES: (A) INSPECT AND VERIFY THE C-CLIPS ARE INSTALLED CORRECTLY; (B) REWORK THE HUBS TO MEET THE REVISED TOLERANCE; OR (C) AFTER INSPECTING HUBS AND DETERMINING THEY CANNOT BE REWORKED, REPLACE THE HUBS WITH NEW HUBS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 2, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SALEEN AT 1-949-597-3827.
NotesCUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV.

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Manufacturer

SALEEN, INC.

Mfr Report Date20061005
NHTSA Campaign ID07V188000
SummaryON CERTAIN EXTENDED CAB, 5 PASSENGER SPORT TRUCKS FITTED WITH A BRAKE UPGRADE, THE WHEEL BEARING C-CLIP MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. THE WHEEL HUB CAN BECOME LOOSE IN THE SPINDLE AND WILL FORCE THE ROTOR TO CONTACT THE BRAKE PAD.
ConsequenceTHE BRACKET HOLDING ON THE BRAKE CALIPER COULD POTENTIALLY FAIL, RESULTING IN THE ROTATING ASSEMBLY (WHEEL, TIRE, HUB AND ROTOR) TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
RemedyTHERE WILL BE TWO REPAIR OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO DEALERS AND CUSTOMERS: (1) SALEEN WILL SUPPLY A PAIR OF NEW REPLACEMENT FRONT WHEEL HUBS WITH BEARING ASSEMBLIES, INCLUDING HARDWARE, COMPLETE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT. THE REPLACEMENTS WILL BE COMPLETED BY AUTHORIZED FORD DEALERS; OR, (2) SALEEN WILL SEND A TECHNICIAN OUT TO A DEALERSHIP TO INSPECT ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES ON THE LOT AT THAT TIME. THE TECHNICIAN WILL INSPECT BOTH HUBS AND PERFORM ONE OF THREE REMEDIES: (A) INSPECT AND VERIFY THE C-CLIPS ARE INSTALLED CORRECTLY; (B) REWORK THE HUBS TO MEET THE REVISED TOLERANCE; OR (C) AFTER INSPECTING HUBS AND DETERMINING THEY CANNOT BE REWORKED, REPLACE THE HUBS WITH NEW HUBS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 2, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SALEEN AT 1-949-597-3827.
NotesCUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019


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