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

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CITROEN CARS CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19710401
NHTSA Campaign ID71V200000
NotesCITRODEN CAR CAMPAIGN NO N/A.DS-21 SEDAN AND STATION WAGON ' D SPECIAL'SEDAN.POSSIBILITY OF ERRONEOUS CONNECTION IN BRAK E SYSTEM.CONNECTIONINVOLVES SWITCHING FRONT AND REAR BRAKECIRCUIT HYDRAULIC LINES AT WELDINGPOINT ON CONNECTING PLATE O F MULTIPLE CONNECTOR, LOCATED ON BRAKE MASTERCONTROL.BECAUS E OF BRAKE HYDRAULIC PRESSURE, APPORTIONMENT BETWEEN FRONT ANDREAR BRAKE CIRCUITS, WHICH IS DESIGNED IN EVERY CITROEN 'D' M ODEL.ASSEMBLYERROR MAKES PRESSURE IN FRONT CIRCUIT ALWAYS L ESS THAN THAT IN CERTAINCONDITIONS OF BRAKING AND VEHICLE LOA D, TO PREMATURE BRAKING ANDVEHICLE LOAD,TO PREMATURE LOCKINGOF REAR WHEELS, AND IMPAIRING EFFICIENCY OF BRAKE SYSTEM.(CO RRECT BY INSPECTING AND PROPERLY CONNECTING BRAKE PIPING WHERENECESSARY.)

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Data updated February 2022