Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD F-250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V116000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F-250

Year: 1999

Component:
STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19970903

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980519

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 90000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980526

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980529

Date Added To File: 19980602

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS AND CHASSIS-CABS. ONE OR MORE OF THE FOUR RIVETS ON THE LOWER STEERING SHAFT FLEX COUPLING MAY NOT HAVE BEEN CRIMPED DURING THE SUB-ASSEMBLY PROCESS.

Consequence Summary:
IF A RIVET IS NOT CRIMPED, THE FLEX JOINT CAN ROTATE ON THE SHAFT AND THERE WOULD BE A REDUCTION IN OR LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE LOWER STEERING SHAFT RIVETS AND REPLACE ANY SHAFTS WITH UNCRIMPED RIVETS.