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Recall data for: 2000 FORD NAVIGATOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 02V239000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 02L10

Make: FORD

Model: NAVIGATOR

Year: 2000

Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19990331

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000806

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 80254

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20020909

Date Added To File: 20020916

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 120

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN 4X2 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.” THE REAR TIRE PRESSURE IS INCORRECTLY LISTED ON THE LABEL FOR 4.2 VEHICLES.

Consequence Summary:
CUSTOMERS MAY INFLATE THEIR REAR TIRES BASED ON THE INCORRECT TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION ON THE CERTIFICATION LABEL.

Corrective Action:
A SUPPLEMENTARY LABEL WILL BE SENT TO CUSTOMERS TO PLACE NEAR THE CERTIFICATION LABEL TO IDENTIFY THE APPROPRIATE REAR TIRE PRESSURE. THE CUSTOMER MAY ALSO HAVE THE DEALER INSTALL THE LABEL ON THE VEHICLE, IF THEY SO DESIRE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER OR OCTOBER 2002. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE LABEL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.