Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD ECONOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V046000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S04

Make: FORD

Model: ECONOLINE

Year: 1999

Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19990129

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19990217

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2893

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990407

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19990315

Date Added To File: 19990317

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 206

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: UTILITY VANS EQUIPPED WITH THE “60/40″ HINGED SIDE CARGO DOORS. THE STRIKERS FOR THE 60/40 DOOR SINGLE LATCH SYSTEM WERE FOUND TO CONTAIN STRESS CRACKS AT THE STRIKER WIRE LOWER STAKE JOINT. STRIKERS WITH STRESS CRACKS MAY NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 206, “DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS.”

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE DOOR STRIKERS MAY NOT HOLD THE DOOR, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DOOR STRIKER.