Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1981 FORD E350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 81V026000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E350

Year: 1981

Component:
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Manufacturers Involved: IVECO TRUCK OF N.A., INC.

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19800501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19800801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 254

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19810217

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19810226

Date Added To File: 19810311

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THERE ARE THREE PINCH BOLTS THAT CONNECT TWO UNIVERSAL JOINTS IN THE STEERING COLUMN AND GEARBOX. PINCH BOLTS MAY NOT BE PROPERLY TIGHTENED. STEERING MAY BIND OR LOCK UP.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE STEERING COLUMN SHAFT COVER WILL BE REMOVED BY DISENGAGING AND REMOVING THE SELF TAPPING SCREWS IN ORDER TO SECURELY FASTEN THE PINCH BOLTS.