Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 FORD AEROSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V006000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: AEROSTAR

Year: 1986

Component:
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19851201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 38947

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860303

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19860122

Date Added To File: 19860128

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THERE MAY BE INADEQUATE WELDING IN SOME UNDERBODY STRUCTURAL AREAS, INCLUDING THOSE AT THE REAR SUSPENSION ATTACHMENTS, WHICH MAY CAUSE IT TO SEPARATE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF REAR SUSPENSION ATTACHMENTS SHOULD SEPARATE FROM THE UNDERBODY DURING VEHICLE USE, THE AXLE COULD SHIFT DURING ACCELERATION OR BRAKING AND MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THE STEERING CONTROL WHICH MAY LEAD TO AN ACCIDENT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
REINFORCE SUSPECT WELD LOCATIONS AND MODIFY TO PREVENT WELD FAILURE.