Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1984 FORD LTD

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V077000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: LTD

Year: 1984

Component:
STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19840801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19850501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8671

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19850611

Date Added To File: 19850618

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
HEAT SHIELDS FOR THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER OUTLET PIPES WERE OMITTED DURING PRODUCTION. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: AFTER SEVERE DUTY USE, SUCH AS HIGH SPEED PURSUIT, THE OUTLET PIPES BECOME VERY HOT AND COULD IGNITE CERTAIN TYPES OF GROUND COVER RESULTING IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
INSTALL CATALYTIC CONVERTER OUTLET PIPE SHIELDS.