Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD F-450 SD

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V235000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F-450 SD

Year: 1999

Component:
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980607

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980806

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 4

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19981028

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980924

Date Added To File: 19980925

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS BUILT ON A 165″ WHEEL BASE, 4X2 CHASSIS-CABS EQUIPPED WITH A 6.81 ENGINE, 5 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION AND OPTIONAL 5.38:1 REAR AXLE RATIO. THE TWO-PIECE DRIVE SHAFT CAN BE DAMAGED IF THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN AT SPEEDS IN EXCESS OF 80 MILES PER HOUR.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN UNDERBODY DAMAGE OR FOR THE DRIVE SHAFT TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVE SHAFT ON THESE VEHICLES.