Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 FORD L SERIES (HEAVY)

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V066000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: L SERIES (HEAVY)

Year: 1979

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:CONTROLS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19781201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19790101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2700

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19790430

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19790306

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
USE OF AN ALTERNATE ALUMINUM ALLOY WHICH HAS A LOWER STRENGTH IN HOT STATE, MAY ALLOW CRACKING OF BRAKE PEDAL LEVERS. REPEATED BRAKING OR HIGH BRAKE PEDAL LOADING MAY RESULT IN COMPLETE FRACTURE WHICH WOULD PREVENT APPLICATION OF THE SERVICE BRAKES.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
BRAKE PEDAL LEVERS WILL BE REPLACED AT NO COST TO OWNER.