Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1978 FORD F-SERIES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 78V161000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F-SERIES

Year: 1978

Component:
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19780101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19780501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 16

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19780725

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 219

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITHOUT THE INTENDED WINDSHIELD WEATHERSTRIP LOWER RETAINER. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 219, “WINDSHIELD ZONE INTRUSION”.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSTALL THE WINDSHIELD WEATHERSTRIP LOWER RETAINER AT NO COST TO OWNER.