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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
79V185000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Component(s):
  • WHEELS

Summary

THE WHEEL ASSEMBLY MAY CONTAIN SUBSTANDARD WELDS IN THE AREA WHERE THE DISC IS ATTACHED TO THE RIM. AS A RESULT, CRACKS CAN FORM IN THE WHEEL ASSEMBLY, CAUSING AIR LOSS AND AN UNDERINFLATED TIRE.

Remedy

DEALER WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY DEFECTIVE WHEELS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.

Notes

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 15 X 5.5K WHEEL ASSEMBLIES.SYSTEM: WHEELS; WHEEL ASSEMBLY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOW TIRE INFLATION PRESSURES COULD CAUSE LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT. ALSO, IF THE SPOT WELDS FAIL, THE RIM AND TIRECOULD SEPARATE FROM THE WHEEL DISC, WITH CONSEQUENT LOSS OF CONTROL ANDACCIDENT.

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