Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD E-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V257000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-350

Year: 1999

Component:
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980813

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980824

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 350

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990226

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19981014

Date Added To File: 19981015

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS BUILT WITH SINGLE REAR WHEELS AND EQUIPPED WITH 3.55:1 AND 3.73:1 AXLE RATIO. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH INCORRECT SPEEDOMETER DRIVEN GEARS, RESULTING IN A LOWER SPEEDOMETER READING THAN THE ACTUAL VEHICLE SPEED BEING DRIVEN.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CAN RESULT IN THE VEHICLE BEING DRIVEN AT AN UNSAFE OR ILLEGAL SPEED SHOULD THE DRIVER NOT REALIZE THAT HIS VEHICLE ROAD SPEED IS GREATER THAN THE SPEEDOMETER INDICATION.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE CORRECT SPEEDOMETER GEAR.