Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1978 FORD F SERIES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 77V189000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F SERIES

Year: 1978

Component:
TIRES:MARKINGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 5000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19780807

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19771025

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 109

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION LABELS AND INCOMPLETE VEHICLE DOCUMENTS THAT INDICATE THAT THE GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATING (GAWR) IS APPROXIMATELY 0.6 TO 6.0 PERCENT GREATER THAN THE COMBINED LOAD CAPACITY OF THE TIRES AT THE SPECIFIED TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE. THIS FAILS TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NOS. 120, “AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS”, AND 119, “NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES FOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS”, OR 109, “NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES”.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
OWNER WILL RECEIVE CORRECT LABELS BY MAIL, FREE OF CHARGE.