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1974 Ford Mustang Recall NHTSA 78V022000

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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
78V022000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Component(s):
  • STEERING
    • WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Summary

ON SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES THE STEERING COUPLING FLANGE MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY ASSEMBLED AND COULD LOOSEN DURING NORMAL VEHICLE OPERATION.

Remedy

THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE STEERING COUPLING FLANGE ASSEMBLY.

Notes

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: STEERING; STEERING COUPLING FLANGE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: AS A RESULT, THE STEERING COUPLING FLANGE COULD SLIP ONTHE STEERING INPUT SHAFT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING. THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OFSTEERING CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: STEERING FLANGE SLIPPAGE IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR UNDER HIGH STEERINGEFFORT CONDITIONS.

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