Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 FORD E250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V173000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E250

Year: 1986

Component:
STEERING:LINKAGES:LINK:DRAG:CONNECTION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19860501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 28791

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860716

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19861230

Date Added To File: 19870520

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
RUBBER THAT ENCASES BALL STUD AND SOCKET JOINT (CONNECTS STEERING DRAG LINK AND PITMAN ARM) MAY DETERIORATE AND CAUSE METAL TO METAL CONTACT. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: COMPLETE SEPARATION OF THE DRAG LINK TO PITMAN ARM CONNECTION COULD OCCUR RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
INSTALL NEW DRAG LINK ASSEMBLIES WITH STEEL BALL AND SOCKET JOINTS AT THE PITMAN ARM CONNECTIONS.