Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1977 FORD PINTO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 77V114000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: PINTO

Year: 1977

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 642

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19770819

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19770728

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH INCORRECT ATTACHING U-NUTS USED TO SECURE THE REAR BUMPER LEFT ISOLATOR AND BRACKET ASSEMBLY. IN THE EVENT OF A REAR-END COLLISION, THE U-NUTS COULD CONTACT AND CUT THE FUEL TANK, CAUSING FUEL LEAKAGE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE ATTACHING HARDWARE, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.