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Recall data for: 2000 FORD F750

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V044011

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S17

Make: FORD

Model: F750

Year: 2000

Component:
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Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19990726

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19991029

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 4101

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010612

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20010511

Date Added To File: 20010523

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH DRAG LINK ASSEMBLIES CONTAINING 24-DL MODEL BALL SOCKETS AND MANUFACTURED BY TRW. CERTAIN OF THE TIE ROD BALL-SOCKET BEARINGS HAVE A BELOW-SPECIFICATION CASE DEPTH AND/OR HARDNESS, WHICH CAN LEAD TO PREMATURE WEAR OF THE SOCKET.

Consequence Summary:
IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE PARTIAL CONTROL OF THE RIGHT FRONT WHEEL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE DRAG LINKS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 12, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673 OR TRW CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-866-280-3287.