Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD F-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V303000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S34

Make: FORD

Model: F-350

Year: 1999

Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980925

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980925

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 20

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990103

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19981201

Date Added To File: 19981202

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. THE CAST TOW HOOKS CHANGES THE CRASH PULSE OF THE VEHICLE IN FRONTAL BARRIER IMPACTS AND THE AIR BAG SENSOR WAS NOT CALIBRATED TO THIS NEW CRASH PULSE WHICH MAY CAUSE THE AIR BAGS TO DEPLOY IN LOWER SPEED IMPACTS THAN DESIGN INTENT.

Consequence Summary:
UNEXPECTED AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT CAN RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CAST TOW HOOKS WITH FORGED HOOKS.