Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1992 FORD AEROSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V204000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: AEROSTAR

Year: 1992

Component:
POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19920131

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19970120

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 75000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980216

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19971113

Date Added To File: 19971120

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: ALL WHEEL DRIVE PASSENGER MINIVANS. THESE VEHICLES CAN DEVELOP POWERTRAIN BENDING RESONANCE OR TRANSFER CASE OUTPUT SHAFT BUSHING DISPLACEMENT. THE POWERTRAIN BENDING RESONANCE OR THE OUTPUT SHAFT BUSHING DISPLACEMENT CAN RESULT IN STRUCTURAL FAILURE OF THE TRANSMISSION AND/OR TRANSFER CASE. FLUID EXPLUSION, DRIVESHAFT SEPARATION OR LOSS OF VEHICLE DRIVE CAN RESULT.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, AND, IF THE EXPELLED FLUID CONTACTS THE EXHAUST SYSTEM, A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW TRANSFER CASE REAR OUTPUT SHAFT BUSHING AND AN ALUMINUM DRIVESHAFT WILL BE INSTALLED.