Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1981 FORD C8000

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V140000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: C8000

Year: 1981

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19800801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19821201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3100

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19840130

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19831228

Date Added To File: 19840112

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
CRACKS MAY DEVELOP IN THE SPIDER MEMBER OF SEVEN BLADE FANS DUE TO VIBRATIONS OF GREATER SEVERITY THAN ANTICIPATED. THE CRACKS MAY PROGRESS TO THE POINT OF FRACTURE AND ALLOW PORTIONS OF THE SPIDER ARMS AND ATTACHED BLADES TO SEPARATE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL REPLACE THE FAN WITH ONE OF AN IMPROVED DESIGN.