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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
79V237000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Component(s):
  • POWER TRAIN
    • AXLE ASSEMBLY
      • AXLE SHAFT

Summary

THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH REAR AXLE SHAFTS (RIGHT OR LEFT) THAT DID NOT RECEIVE PROPER HEAT TREATMENT OF THE BEARING JOURNALS.

Remedy

DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE BOTH REAR AXLE SHAFTS AT NO COST TO OWNER.

Notes

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS, LIGHT.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; REAR AXLE SHAFT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE AXLE SHAFT MAY FRACTUREUNDER SEVERE OR EXTENDED USE CAUSING LOSS OF A REAR WHEEL, POSSIBLE LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

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