97up-list-digest Friday, May 15 1998 Volume 01 : Number 083



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In this issue:

FTE 97up - Re: SD ordering
Re: FTE 97up - Super Duty availability
Re: FTE 97up - Recall on 97 & 98 Ford Trucks

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Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 06:32:16 -0400
From: Lee Haefele
Subject: FTE 97up - Re: SD ordering

My F350 supercab, DRW, 4X4, V10, auto, chassis arrived at the dealer.
It was ordered end of Feb, was listed as "on hold, V-10 & DRW, deliv
date TBD" last week of April, then listed "deliv 5/25". It sits on
dealer lot as of yesterday 5/13.(small dealer)
Lee Haefele
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Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 23:06:24 EDT
From: KWkM3
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Super Duty availability

Thanks a lot. That was very helpful.

Harry
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Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 23:44:11 -0400
From: "Ann Mitchell"
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Recall on 97 & 98 Ford Trucks

>From a statement I read about 34 vehicles had the wheels fall off causing an
accident.

Steve
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From: Union Auto
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Date: Wednesday, May 13, 1998 11:05 AM
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Recall on 97 & 98 Ford Trucks


>We got this recall last night. All we can do for now is torque the lug
nuts
>to 100lb/ft in the specified order. In a week or two they will have
>different lug nuts available that will not be as torque sensitive as these.
>But before everyone get all scared, how many F-150's or Expeditions have
you
>seen with a wheel that's fallen off? Ford (in my opinion) adds a lot of
>extra recalls to keep track of how many miles people have so the can plan
on
>their warranty running out. This keeps dealers from fixing problems after
>the warranty runs out and saying it had fewer miles than it does. If
>someone had a recall with 35,000 miles three months ago you can't very well
>say that they have under 36,000 now if they have a claim. Not saying the
>old way of fibbing on warranty was right (or that we ever did it) but it
did
>happen and it made many people happy and therefore repeat buyers.
>
>Nathan
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: JDavis1277
>To: 97up-list ford-trucks.com
>Date: Wednesday, May 13, 1998 8:45 AM
>Subject: FTE 97up - Recall on 97 & 98 Ford Trucks
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>>I know everyone has seen the news on the wheel lug nut problem and the
>recall.
>>It was on ABC news last night and also on the rec autos newsgroup
>yesterday.
>>They were not very specific, but your dealer should have all the info
>needed.
>>Butch Davis-
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