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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
98V094000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Component(s):
  • SUSPENSION
    • FRONT
      • SPRINGS
        • COIL SPRINGS
  • SUSPENSION
    • FRONT
      • SPRINGS
        • COIL SPRINGS
  • SUSPENSION
    • FRONT
      • SPRINGS
        • COIL SPRINGS

Summary

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF NEW YORK, MICHIGAN, OHIO, ILLINOIS, WISCONSIN, PENNSYLVANIA, MASSACHUSETTS, INDIANA, NEW JERSEY, MAINE, CONNECTICUT, NEW HAMPSHIRE, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, MINNESOTA, IOWA, MISSOURI, KENTUCKY, MARYLAND, DELAWARE, AND WEST VIRGINIA. THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS CAN FRACTURE AS A RESULT OF CORROSION IN COMBINATION WITH SMALL CRACKS IN THE SPRINGS.

Remedy

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SPRING CATCHER BRACKET WHICH WILL PREVENT A FRACTURED SPRING FROM CONTACTING A TIRE.

Notes

OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES RECEIVED TWO NOTIFICATIONS. THE FIRST NOTIFICATION WAS MAILED JULY 16, 1998, ADVISING OWNERS THAT PARTS WERE NOT YET AVAILABLE. THE SECOND NOTICE WAS SENT (A POSTCARD) ON NOVEMBER 4, 1998, THAT PARTS ARE AVAILABLE. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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