Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1983 FORD F8000

NHTSA Campaign Number: 84V046000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F8000

Year: 1983

Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19821001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19830501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 305

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19840507

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19840410

Date Added To File: 19840508

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
TWO-INCH SPACERS SPECIFIED FOR INSTALLATION BETWEEN THE FRONT AXLES AND EACH FRONT SPRING ASSEMBLY WERE OMITTED DURING MANUFACTURE. UNDER CERTAIN TURNING AND BOUNCING CONDITIONS, A FRONT TIRE COULD CONTACT ADJACENT VEHICLE COMPONENTS, RESULTING IN A POSSIBLE SEPARATION OF THE DRAG LINK TO STEERING ARM BALLJOINT OR LOSS OF TIRE PRESSURE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
FRONT AXLE SPACERS WILL BE INSTALLED WITHOUT CHARGE.