Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1980 FORD BRONCO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V237000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: BRONCO

Year: 1980

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19790901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19790901

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 30

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19791018

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19791026

Date Added To File: 19791213

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH REAR AXLE SHAFTS (RIGHT OR LEFT) THAT DID NOT RECEIVE PROPER HEAT TREATMENT OF THE BEARING JOURNALS.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE BOTH REAR AXLE SHAFTS AT NO COST TO OWNER.