Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1997 FORD F-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V187000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 97S90

Make: FORD

Model: F-350

Year: 1997

Component:
TIRES:BEAD

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19960901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19970717

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 31600

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19971201

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19971029

Date Added To File: 19971030

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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND CHASSIS. THE TIRES ON THESE VEHICLES WERE DAMAGED DURING MOUNTING ONTO THE WHEELS. ONLY TRUCKS PRODUCED AT THE CUAUTITLAN, MEXICO PLANT BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 1996, AND JULY 17, 1997, WERE AFFECTED BY THE DEFECT.

Consequence Summary:
THE BEAD AREA OF THE TIRE WAS CUT WHICH COULD RESULT IN AIR LOSS. SUDDEN AIR LOSS COULD OCCUR RESULTING IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.

Corrective Action:
DUE TO THE AGE OF THE VEHICLES AND THIS RECALL AFFECTING ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT TIRES ONLY, FORD WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT CLAIMS FOR THIS CAMPAIGN.