Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 FORD LNT800

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V255000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: LNT800

Year: 1979

Component:
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19771001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19791001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 4

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19800213

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19791204

Date Added To File: 19800111

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE OPTIONAL TANDEM SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED USING A STANDARD BEAM END ADAPTER KIT, RATHER THAN THE REQUIRED SPECIAL KIT. PROGRESSIVE DETERIORATION COULD OCCUR TO THE ADAPTER TO BEAM END BUSHING JOINT, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN FRACTURE OF THE BEAM TO AXLE ATTACHING BOLTS.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE INCORRECT BEAM ADAPTERS WILL BE REPLACED ON NEW UNITS AND BEAM END ADAPTERS AND BUSHINGS WILL BE INSTALLED ON UNITS IN SERVICE, FREE OF CHARGE.