Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 FORD CLUB WAGON

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V153000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: CLUB WAGON

Year: 1979

Component:
STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19780901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19790101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 12000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19791112

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19790619

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN VEHICLES MAY NOT CONTAIN THE SPECIFIED BODY MOUNTED HEAT SHIELDS. THIS COULD CAUSE HIGH FLOOR PAN TEMPERATURES WHEN THE ENGINE IS IDLED FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME. FOULED SPARK PLUGS OR OTHER ENGINE CONDITIONS COULD FURTHER INCREASE EXHAUST TEMPERATURES.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY FRAME MOUNTED HEAT SHIELD, IF MISSING.