Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 FORD L SERIES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90V009000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: L SERIES

Year: 1990

Component:
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19891201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19900208

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19900122

Date Added To File: 19900206

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
STEERING COLUMNS CONTAIN AN INCORRECT AND POSSIBLY UNDER TORQUED COUPLING TO STEERING COLUMN CLAMPING BOLT.

Consequence Summary:
LOW TORQUE ON CLAMPING BOLT COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF COUPLING FROM THE STEERING COLUMN OR WEAR ON THE SPLINES AND COULD CAUSE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL WITH POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL GRADE EIGHT FASTENERS WITH PROPERLY TORQUED NUTS.