Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1989 FORD F SERIES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V009000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F SERIES

Year: 1989

Component:
STEERING:LINKAGES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19871001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19881001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 24454

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19890207

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19890124

Date Added To File: 19890131

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE FRONT AXLE TRACK BAR BRACKET TO THE FRONT CROSSMEMBER MAY LOOSEN, ALLOWING THE FRONT WHEELS TO OSCILLATE WITH FRONT END SHIMMY.

Consequence Summary:
SEVERE SHIMMY COULD DAMAGE STEERING LINKAGE OR STEERINGGEAR, WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL REDESIGNED FRONT AXLE TRACK BAR TO CROSSMEMBER BRACKET AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE CERTAIN STEERING COMPONENTS.