Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1978 FORD CLUB WAGON

NHTSA Campaign Number: 77V197000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: CLUB WAGON

Year: 1978

Component:
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 63

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19771216

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19771115

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 217

Defect Summary:
ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, TEMPERED GLASS MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED IN THE REAR DOORS INSTEAD OF LAMINATED GLASS. THIS CONSTITUTES A NON-COMPLIANCE TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 217, “BUS WINDOW RETENTION AND RELEASE”. ONE PURPOSE OF THE STANDARD IS TO MINIMIZE THE LIKELIHOOD OF OCCUPANTS BEING EJECTED FROM A BUS IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSTALL LAMINATED GLASS IN PLACE OF TEMPERED GLASS IN THE REAR DOOR, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.