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1972 Ford Mustang Recall NHTSA 81V002000

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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
81V002000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Component(s):
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    • COOLING SYSTEM
      • FAN

Summary

DUE TO A MANUFACTURING ERROR, CERTAIN FLEXIBLE-BLADE ENGINE COOLING FANS MAY BE SUBJECT TO FATIGUE CRACKING AND BLADE SEPARATION DURING VEHICLE OPERATION.

Remedy

DEFECTIVE FAN WILL BE REPLACED WITH ONE OF AN IMPROVED DESIGN WITHOUT CHARGE.

Notes

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 302 OR 305 CID ENGINESAND FACTORY AIR CONDITIONING.SYSTEM: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING; FLEXIBLE-BLADE ENGINE COOLING FAN.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: BROKEN BLADE FRAGMENTS MAY BE PROPELLED OUTWARDS,DAMAGING ENGINE COMPONENTS OR, POSSIBLY INJURING PERSONS IN THE VICINITY.NOTE: OWNER IS ADVISED NOT TO LEAVE THE HOOD OPEN OR HAVE THE ENGINE SERVICEDWHILE THE MOTOR IS RUNNING, UNTIL THE FAN HAS BEEN REPLACED.

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