Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1985 FORD TEMPO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V145000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: TEMPO

Year: 1985

Component:
SUSPENSION:REAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19831001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19840801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 227027

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19851105

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19851105

Date Added To File: 19851113

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
REAR SUPENSION CONTROL ARM-TO-SPINDLE ATTACHMENT BOLTS MAY BE SUBJECT TO FRACTURE CAUSING THE REAR SPINDLE TO SEPARATE DURING USE OF CAR. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF BOLTS FRACTURE AND REAR SPINDLE DISENGAGES FROM CONTROL ARM, LOSS OF CONTROL WILL BE EXPERIENCE WHICH MAY RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
REPLACE REAR SUSPENSION BOLTS AS NECESSARY.