Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1989 FORD THUNDERBIRD

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V081000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: THUNDERBIRD

Year: 1989

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19880701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19890301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 113200

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19890609

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19890519

Date Added To File: 19890605

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
DUE TO CONTACT BETWEEN THE BRAKE CALIPER OF THE INBOARD FRONT WHEEL AND THE FRONT STABILIZER BAR, THERE MAY BE INCREASED BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL FOLLOWING LOW SPEED TURNING MANEUVERS.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD CAUSE A REDUCTION IN BRAKE PERFORMANCETHAT COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL ACORN TYPE FRONT SUSPENSION STRUT NUTS TO ELIMINATE STABILIZER BAR TO BRAKE CALIPER CONTACT.