Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 FORD E150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V185000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E150

Year: 1979

Component:
WHEELS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19780901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19781001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 22500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19791009

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19790807

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE WHEEL ASSEMBLY MAY CONTAIN SUBSTANDARD WELDS IN THE AREA WHERE THE DISC IS ATTACHED TO THE RIM. AS A RESULT, CRACKS CAN FORM IN THE WHEEL ASSEMBLY, CAUSING AIR LOSS AND AN UNDERINFLATED TIRE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY DEFECTIVE WHEELS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.