Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1983 FORD F250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 82V104000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F250

Year: 1983

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19811001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19820901

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 74985

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19821112

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19821026

Date Added To File: 19821028

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE LOCK WEDGES USED TO SECURE THE AXLE BEARING NUTS TO THE AXLE HOUSING MAY FALL OUT OF POSITION, ALLOWING THE NUT TO LOOSEN. THE NUT ON THE LEFT SIDE MAY FALL OFF, ALLOWING MOVEMENT OF THE AXLE SHAFT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL REPLACE DEFECTIVE LOCK WEDGES WITH AN IMPROVED VERSION. WHEEL BEARINGS WILL BE INSPECTED AND ADJUSTED OR REPLACED, IF NECESSARY.