Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1988 FORD F350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 88V015000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F350

Year: 1988

Component:
SUSPENSION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19870801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19880101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 55000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19880204

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19880209

Date Added To File: 19880216

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
STEERING/SUSPENSION SYSTEMS MAY NOT ADEQUATELY CONTROL STEERING TYPE WOBBLE ALLOWING THE FRONT END TO SHIMMY.

Consequence Summary:
SEVERE SHIMMY COULD DAMAGE VEHICLE FRAME OR STEERINGGEAR CREATING POTENTIAL FOR LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

Corrective Action:
MODIFY AND/OR REPLACE FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING COMPONENTS, TIRES, AND FRAMES.