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Recall data for: 2005 FORD E-450

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V603000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 04C10

Make: FORD

Model: E-450

Year: 2005

Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20041026

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20041202

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2902

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050111

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20041220

Date Added To File: 20041223

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 120

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN CUT-AWAY INCOMPLETE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH LT225/75R16E TIRES 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 TIRE PRESSURE IS INCORRECTLY LISTED ON THE LABEL FOR THE REAR TIRES.

Consequence Summary:
AT THE INCORRECTLY STATED PRESSURE, THE REAR TIRES ARE UNABLE TO SUPPORT THE GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATING (GAWR) FOR THE REAR AXLE.

Corrective Action:
OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL BE MAILED SUPPLEMENTARY TIRE LABELS CONTAINING THE CORRECT REAR TIRE INFLATION INFORMATION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 11, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.