Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 FORD F250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V035000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F250

Year: 1979

Component:
STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19780801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19781001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 62000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19790406

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19790129

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED STEERING ARM KNUCKLES. SHOULD AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED STEERING ARM KNUCKLE FRACTURE AND SEPARATE, THE STEERING LINKAGE TIE ROD MAY DISENGAGE FROM THE KNUCKLE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL INSPECT FOR CRACKING IN THE STEERING ARM KNUCKLES ON ALL VEHICLES AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THEM FREE OF CHARGE.