Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1994 FORD F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V018000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F-150

Year: 1994

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19930401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19931201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 370000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19940218

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19940102

Date Added To File: 19940204

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE U-CLIP STYLE NUTS THAT RETAIN THE FRONT BUMPERS TO THE FRONT BUMPER INNER ARMS CAN FRACTURE.

Consequence Summary:
IF ONE OF THE U-CLIP NUTS FRACTURES, THE BUMPER WILL LOOSEN AND RATTLE CAUSING FRACTURE OF THE REMAINING U-CLIP NUTS, RESULTING IN SEPARATION OF THE BUMPER FROM THE VEHICLE. IF THE BUMPER WERE TO DETACH FROM THE VEHICLE WHILE IT IS BEING DRIVEN, A VEHICLE COLLISION COULD RESULT.

Corrective Action:
INSPECTION AND REPLACEMENT OF THE FOUR U-CLIP NUTS AND THE ASSOCIATED BOLTS.