Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1980 FORD F SERIES (LIGHT)

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V032000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F SERIES (LIGHT)

Year: 1980

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19790901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19791201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19800418

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19800324

Date Added To File: 19800331

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITHOUT THE SPECIFIED EXHAUST SYSTEM HEAT SHIELDS. THE ABSENCE OF THESE SHIELDS COULD CAUSE HIGH FLOOR PAN TEMPERATURES AND SMOLDERING OF THE FLOOR COVERINGS UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING OR ENGINE MALFUNCTION CONDITIONS.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY HEAT SHIELD WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.