The error may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of crash

Brake Light / ABS Brake Actuators from Advics May Be Improperly Assembled
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April 21, 2016

Advics North America has announced a recall for a defective auto part.

The company is recalling certain ABS Brake Actuators, used in various Toyota and Nissan vehicles. These ABS actuators may have been assembled with a gear pump containing a damaged O-ring, resulting in a lack of brake fluid pressure. For a list of the part numbers, see the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) release.

Insufficient brake fluid pressure may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

The company believes that about 700 of its parts are potentially affected.

ADVICS has notified the vehicle manufacturers that purchased the brake actuators. Those manufacturers have filed recalls with NHTSA and will notify the affected owners. Dealers will inspect and replace the actuators, as necessary, free of charge.

Owners with questions about this recall can contact ADVICS customer service at (513) 696-5450.