2018 FORD F-650 SD - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks. The brake circuit hose assemblies located between the master cylinder and the hydraulic control unit, may have been manufactured without anti-corrosion plating on the coupling fittings, or "ferrules," of the hoses. This can lead to premature corrosion, and result in a brake fluid leak.
HazardA brake fluid leak can reduce brake effectiveness, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionFord will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake hose assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 9, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S19.