Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1981 FORD F150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 82V024000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F150

Year: 1981

Component:
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19800501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19810501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 12500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19820510

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19820315

Date Added To File: 19820330

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE REINFORCEMENT FOR THE IN-BOX SPARE TIRE CARRIER MAY HAVE BEEN ATTACHED USING INCORRECT HEX HEAD BOLTS. IF THE CARRIER AND REINFORCEMENT ATTACHING BOLTS ARE INCORRECT, THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR THE TIRE SIDEWALL TO BE DAMAGED OR WEAKENED BY EXTENDED CONTACT WITH THE SHARP EDGES OF THE BOLT HEADS.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL REPLACE BOLTS AND ANY DAMAGED SPARE TIRES AT NO COST TO OWNER.