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Recall data for: 2002 FORD E-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V232000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 04L20

Make: FORD

Model: E-350

Year: 2002

Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20010530

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20020726

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 28456

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20040708

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20040513

Date Added To File: 20040524

Regulation Part Number: 567

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN VANS AND WAGONS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567, “CERTIFICATION.” FOR CERTAIN 2003 E250 VANS BUILT WITH LT225/75R16E TIRES, THE REAR AXLE RATING IS INCORRECTLY LISTED ON THE LABEL. IN ADDITION, THE TIRE PRESSURE IS INCORRECTLY LISTED ON THE LABEL FOR THE REAR TIRES ON CERTAIN 2002 E350 WAGONS AND FOR THE FRONT TIRES ON CERTAIN 2002 E250 VANS BUILT WITH THESE TIRES.

Consequence Summary:
FAILURE TO FOLLOW PROPER VEHICLE LOADING SPECIFICATIONS OR TIRE INFLATION RECOMMENDATION CAN RESULT IN TIRE FAILURE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH SUPPLEMENTARY TIRE LABELS CONTAINING CORRECT INFORMATION AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. IF AN OWNER SO DESIRES, THEIR DEALER CAN INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.