Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1977 FORD PINTO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 77V064000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: PINTO

Year: 1977

Component:
TIRES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 46

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19770620

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19770502

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 120

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS”. THESE LIGHT TRUCKS WERE INCORRECTLY CLASSIFIED AS PASSENGER VEHICLES AND WERE EQUIPPED WITH LOAD RANGE “A” INSTEAD OF LOAD RANGE “B” TIRES. THIS COULD LEAD TO INADVERTENT VEHICLE OVERLOADING.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE LOAD RANGE “A” WITH THE PROPER LOAD RANGE “B” TIRES, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.