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1999 Hummer 4 Passenger Hard Door Open Top Utility SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS Recall

On January 11, 2000, the NHTSA and AM General announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS. Learn more about this problem below.
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1999 Hummer 4 Passenger Hard Door Open Top Utility SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS Recall

Recall ID # 00V005000 - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Recall Date
JAN 11, 2000

Model Affected
1999 AM GENERAL HUMMER

Recall Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: A POTENTIAL CHAFING CONDITION OCCURS BETWEEN THE FLEXIBLE BRAKE LINES WHICH CONNECT THE MASTER CYLINDER TO THE ABS MODULATOR. THIS CONDITION CAN LEAD TO ONE OR BOTH OF THE BRAKE LINES DEVELOPING A BRAKE FLUID LEAK.

Defect Consenquence
A BRAKE FLUID LEAK CAB CAUSE A REDUCTION IN BRAKE LINE PRESSURE AND RESULTING IN LONGER-THAN-NORMAL STOPPING DISTANCES.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDER TO ABS MODULATOR LINES.

Units Affected
980

Notes
AM GENERAL CORPORATION AMG-R0001
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