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Recall data for: 1999 FORD F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 02V008000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01L07

Make: FORD

Model: F-150

Year: 1999

Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980804

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19990812

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 393

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20011220

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20020108

Date Added To File: 20020111

Regulation Part Number: 575

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 120

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A HEAVY DUTY SERVICE PACKAGE FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 120, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.” A TYPOGRAPHICAL ERROR OCCURRED RESULTING IN AN INCORRECT TIRE SIZE AND PRESSURE ON THE SAFETY CERTIFICATION LABEL FOR THESE VEHICLES.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE TIRES ARE INFLATED TO THE PRESSURE INDICATED ON THE LABEL, THE CUSTOMER WILL EXPERIENCE A HARSHER RIDE.

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE SENT A CORRECTED TIRE INFORMATION LABEL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. THE CUSTOMER MAY ALSO HAVE THE DEALER INSTALL THE LABEL ON THE VEHICLE, IF THEY SO DESIRE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 20, 2001. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE LABEL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.