Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 FORD FESTIVA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96E017000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: FESTIVA

Year: 1993

Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Manufacturers Involved: MOOG AUTOMOTIVE

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19960401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19960601

Recall Type: E

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 94

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960717

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19960624

Date Added To File: 19960627

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: AFTERMARKET BALL JOINT/CONTROL ARM MANUFACTURED BY MOOG INDUSTRIES. DUE TO MISPACKAGING, CERTAIN BALL JOINT/CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLIES WERE INCORRECTLY PLACED IN THE WRONG BOXES.

Consequence Summary:
THESE BALL JOINT/CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLIES WILL NOT FIT INTO THE FRAME RECESS WITHOUT BEING ALTERED. ALSO THE STUD IS UNDERSIZED AND WILL NOT FIT THE SPINDLE PROPERLY POSSIBLY CAUSING A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
MOOG WILL REPLACE THE INCORRECTLY PACKAGED ASSEMBLIES WITH CORRECT BALL JOINT/CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLIES.