Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1987 FORD TEMPO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 87V060000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: TEMPO

Year: 1987

Component:
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19870301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19870401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 350

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19870410

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19870427

Date Added To File: 19870430

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
LUG NUTS COULD GALL AND POSSIBLY SEIZE ON THE WHEEL STUDS WITHOUT PROVIDING ADEQUATE CLAMPING LOAD ON THE WHEELS.

Consequence Summary:
WHEEL STUDS COULD FRACTURE CREATING A RISK OF A WHEELSEPARATING WITH LITTLE FOREWARNING.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE WHEEL LUG NUTS AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE WHEELS AND WHEEL STUDS.