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Recall data for: 2008 FORD CROWN VICTORIA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V270000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 07S54

Make: FORD

Model: CROWN VICTORIA

Year: 2008

Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20070516

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20070625

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8800

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070622

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20070626

Date Added To File: 20070626

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Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A FRONT WHEEL BEARING AND HUB ASSEMBLY MAY FRACTURE DUE TO IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT.

Consequence Summary:
IF A HUB FRACTURES, IT MAY POTENTIALLY DETACH FROM THE WHEEL KNUCKLE, RESULTING IN THE WHEEL BEING RETAINED ONLY BY THE BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY. AS A RESULT, THE WHEEL MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT BOTH FRONT WHEEL BEARING AND HUB ASSEMBLIES AND REPLACE THEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 22, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.