Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 FORD L SERIES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V189000

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: 19890801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 39

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19891122

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19891107

Date Added To File: 19891116

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFTS HAVE AN INADEQUATE LENGTH OF SPLINE ENGAGEMENT AND MAY EXHIBIT EXCESSIVE SIDE-TO-SIDE FREEPLAY MOVEMENTS.

Consequence Summary:
EXCESSIVE WEAR ON SPLINES COULD CAUSE LOOSENESS IN THESTEERING WHEEL AND COULD RESULT IN STEERING SHAFT DISENGAGEMENT, LOSS OFSTEERING CONTROL, AND AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL NEW DESIGN INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT ASSEMBLY.