Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1976 FORD GRANADA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 78V226000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: GRANADA

Year: 1976

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19760401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19770801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 120000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19781101

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19781017

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE ENGINE COOLING FAN BLADES MAY CRACK UNDER HIGH SPEED OPERATING CONDITIONS. FRAGMENTS MAY SEPARATE AND DAMAGE THE ENGINE COMPONENTS, AND IF THE HOOD IS OPEN AND THE ENGINE IS RUNNING, BLADE FRAGMENTS COULD FLY OUT FROM THE VEHICLE AND INJURE NEARBY PERSONS.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL, WHERE NECESSARY, INSTALL A NEW FAN FREE OF CHARGE.