Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 FORD E350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V092000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E350

Year: 1986

Component:
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19830701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19851101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2100

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860716

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19860714

Date Added To File: 19860722

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
COMPOSITE GRAPHITE DRIVESHAFTS ARE SUBJECT TO OVERHEATING WHILE IDLING, WHICH MAY RESULT IN THE DRIVESHAFT TWISTING AND SHORTENING CAUSING THE SLIP YOKE TO DISCONNECT FROM THE TRANSMISSION. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF THE DRIVESHAFT DISCONNECTS FROM THE TRANSMISSION THE VEHICLE WOULD BECOME IMMOBILE WITHOUT WARNING.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
INSTALL METAL DRIVESHAFT.