Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2000 FORD HEAVY DUTY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V246111

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S48

Make: FORD

Model: HEAVY DUTY

Year: 2000

Component:
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19990710

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000531

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 17700

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001227

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20001128

Date Added To File: 20001129

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Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOME CHASSIS AND HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES HAVE TIE ROD ENDS AND/OR DRAG LINK ASSEMBLY ENDS THAT COULD HAVE INSUFFICIENT HARNESS IN THE BALL STUD.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN PREMATURE WEAR AND, POTENTIALLY, SEPARATION OF THE BALL STUD FROM ITS SOCKET.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TIE ROD ENDS AND/OR DRAG LINK ASSEMBLIES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 27, 2000.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.