Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1982 FORD F SERIES (MEDIUM)

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V033000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F SERIES (MEDIUM)

Year: 1982

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19811101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19820601

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 670

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19830422

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19830322

Date Added To File: 19830406

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH LEFT REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INCORRECTLY PRODUCED AND MAY HAVE ONE OR TWO AUTOMATIC BRAKE ADJUSTERS THAT WERE INTENDED FOR RIGHT REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLIES. THE ADJUSTER WORKS BACKWARDS AND INCREASES THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINING AND DRUM, INSTEAD OF MAINTAINING IT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE LEFT REAR BRAKE ADJUSTER ASSEMBLY AT NO CHARGE.