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Brake fluid leakage can cause reduced brake effectiveness and increased stopping distances.

Visibility — Windshield Wiper/Washer — Linkages

Vehicle description: Passenger mini vans equipped with traction control systems. The windshield wiper linkage arm can contact a brake line which is connected to the traction control system modulator valve. This contact can chafe the brake line resulting in a brake fluid leak.
Dealers will install a brake line clip to ensure proper clearance. Also the brake lines will be inspected to any damage caused by this condition and will replace any damaged lines.
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Date Announced
APR 07, 1998
Vehicles Affected
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