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Recall data for: 1999 FORD F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V039000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S03

Make: FORD

Model: F-150

Year: 1999

Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980803

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19990209

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 32240

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990609

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19990301

Date Added To File: 19990302

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 120

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4X4 VEHICLES WITH OFF ROAD AND HIGH FGAWR OPTION PACKAGES, AND 4X2 VEHICLES WITH SPORT OPTION PACKAGE. THE TIRE AND RIM IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION IS INCORRECT ON THE CERTIFICATION LABELS FOR THESE VEHICLES. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 120, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.”

Consequence Summary:
IF INCORRECT TIRE INFORMATION IS GIVEN, UNDERRATED TIRES COULD BE PLACED ON THE TRUCK CAUSING EXCESSIVE TIRE WEAR OR, IN EXTREME CASES, POSSIBLE TIRE BLOWOUTS.

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A REVISED LABEL OVERLAY.