Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1977 FORD PINTO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V025000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: PINTO

Year: 1977

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19760801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19780701

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 83000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19830322

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19830301

Date Added To File: 19830311

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE FLEXIBLE BLADE ENGINE COOLING FAN BLADES MAY CRACK AND BREAK OFF. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY HIGH BLADE STRESSES THAT CAN RESULT FROM VIBRATION DURING VEHICLE OPERATION.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE ENGINE COOLING FAN AT NO COST TO OWNER.