Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1981 FORD ECONOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 81V042000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ECONOLINE

Year: 1981

Component:
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19810201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19810201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1650

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19810424

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19810401

Date Added To File: 19810512

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 101

Defect Summary:
THE GEAR POSITION INDICATORS ON CERTAIN VEHICLES MAY BE TOO SHORT TO BE READILY VISIBLE TO SOME DRIVERS. THIS IS NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 101, “CONTROLS AND DISPLAY”, WHICH STATES THAT THE GEAR POSITION DISPLAY MUST BE VISIBLE TO DRIVER.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
IF POINTER OF GEAR POSITION INDICATOR IS FOUND TO BE TOO SHORT, IT WILL BE REPLACED WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.