Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1989 FORD RANGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V109000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: RANGER

Year: 1989

Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19881001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19890401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 25000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19890724

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19890705

Date Added To File: 19890723

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
FRONT WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT RETAINING KEYS MAY BE MISSING FROM FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLIES, ALLOWING THE NUT TO LOOSEN.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN DETACHMENT OF THE WHEEL AND HUBASSEMBLY FROM THE AXLE, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, AND AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL RETAINING KEYS IN FRONT WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES WHERE MISSING.