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FORD BRONCO RECALLS - (36 Recalls Found)

Since 1972, FORD has issued a total of 3048 car recalls worldwide. Of those recalls, 36 have been for the FORD BRONCO starting in 1977. This accounts for approximately 13.3% of the 22960 car recalls issued by the NHTSA since 1966. The BRONCO accounts for about 1.2% of all the FORD recalls issued since 1972. Compared to other car manufacturers, FORD ranks #1 in overall number of recalls issued by a car maker.

Please keep in mind these numbers are for statistical purposes only & do not necessarily reflect the quality of the FORD BRONCO or FORD itself. These figures are based only on the number of recalls issued and NOT the total number of vehicles affected by a particular recall.

Find your FORD BRONCO listed below. Results are sorted year from newest to oldest. Select the desired FORD BRONCO to view the complete recall details. Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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View FORD BRONCO Recalls Below ↓
1996 Recalls ↓

1996 FORD BRONCO Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Problem: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.Recall Details - 9/7/2005
1995 Recalls ↓

1995 FORD BRONCO Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Problem: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.Recall Details - 9/7/2005
1994 Recalls ↓

1994 FORD BRONCO Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Problem: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.Recall Details - 9/7/2005

1994 FORD BRONCO Recall - STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Problem: THE U-CLIP STYLE NUTS THAT RETAIN THE FRONT BUMPERS TO THE FRONT BUMPER INNER ARMS CAN FRACTURE.Recall Details - 1/2/1994

1994 FORD BRONCO Recall - PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Problem: THE PARKING BRAKE CONTROL SELF-ADJUST PAWL DOES NOT LINE UP PROPERLY WITH THE SELF-ADJUST RACHET CAUSING THE PAWL TO SLIP OVER ONE OR MORE TEETH IN THE RACHET.Recall Details - 9/7/1994
1993 Recalls ↓

1993 FORD BRONCO Recall - POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

Problem: THE TRANSFER CASES HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH THE WRONG ELECTRIC SHIFT MOTOR. THE TRANSFER CASES CAN SLIP OUT OF THE 4 X 4 HIGH GEAR POSITION DURING COASTING IN FORWARD GEARS OR WITH POWER APPLIED IN REVERSE GEAR.Recall Details - 5/17/1993

1993 FORD BRONCO Recall - STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Problem: THE U-CLIP STYLE NUTS THAT RETAIN THE FRONT BUMPERS TO THE FRONT BUMPER INNER ARMS CAN FRACTURE.Recall Details - 1/2/1994

1993 FORD BRONCO Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Problem: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.Recall Details - 8/3/2007

1993 FORD BRONCO Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

Problem: FORD IS RECALLING 225,000 MY 1992-2003 ECONOLINE, MY 1993-1995 TAURUS SHO, MY 1992-1998 CROWN VICTORIA, MY 1993 BRONCO, F-SERIES, MY 1995-1997 F-SERIES SUPER DUTY STRIPPED CHASSIS, MY 1992-1998 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS, AND MY 1992-1995 LINCOLN TOWN CAR VEHICLES. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES WERE PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED USING A WIRING HARNESS THAT IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH THE VEHICLE CIRCUIT POLARITY. Recall Details - 2/4/2008

1993 FORD BRONCO Recall - PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Problem: THE PARKING BRAKE CONTROL SELF-ADJUST PAWL DOES NOT LINE UP PROPERLY WITH THE SELF-ADJUST RACHET CAUSING THE PAWL TO SLIP OVER ONE OR MORE TEETH IN THE RACHET.Recall Details - 9/7/1994
1992 Recalls ↓

1992 FORD BRONCO Recall - STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Problem: WATER CAN ENTER THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CABLE. IF THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES, THE WATER IN THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CABLE CAN FREEZE AND CAUSE THE LATCH MECHANISM TO MALFUNCTION.Recall Details - 1/14/1992

1992 FORD BRONCO Recall - PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Problem: THE PARKING BRAKE CONTROL SELF-ADJUST PAWL DOES NOT LINE UP PROPERLY WITH THE SELF-ADJUST RACHET CAUSING THE PAWL TO SLIP OVER ONE OR MORE TEETH IN THE RACHET.Recall Details - 9/7/1994
1991 Recalls ↓

1991 FORD BRONCO Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Problem: THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.Recall Details - 4/25/1996
1990 Recalls ↓

1990 FORD BRONCO Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Problem: THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.Recall Details - 4/25/1996
1989 Recalls ↓

1989 FORD BRONCO Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Problem: THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.Recall Details - 4/25/1996

1989 FORD BRONCO Recall - EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Problem: TIRE RESERVE LOAD LABEL MAY NOT HAVE BEEN INSTALLED.Recall Details - 11/21/1989
1988 Recalls ↓

1988 FORD BRONCO Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Problem: THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.Recall Details - 4/25/1996
1987 Recalls ↓

1987 FORD BRONCO Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Problem: SPRING LOCK FUEL LINE COUPLING MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ENGAGED.Recall Details - 9/4/1987
1986 Recalls ↓

1986 FORD BRONCO Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Problem: SPRING LOCK FUEL LINE COUPLING MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ENGAGED.Recall Details - 9/4/1987
1985 Recalls ↓

1985 FORD BRONCO Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL

Problem: METAL BURRS AND SHARP EDGES ON FUEL RAILS MAY HAVE DAMAGED ADJACENT O-RING SEALS DURING ASSEMBLY. THE DEFECT COULD CAUSE FUEL LEAKAGE WHEN ENGINE IS OPERATING.Recall Details - 12/26/1984
1984 Recalls ↓

1984 FORD BRONCO Recall - SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Problem: THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE D-SHAPED RING FOR THE SHOULDER BELT ARE INADEQUATELY SUPPORTED BY THE MATERIAL IN WHICH THEY ARE MOUNTED. THE ATTACHMENT DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES".Recall Details - 12/20/1983

1984 FORD BRONCO Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Problem: THE CLAMPS ON FLEXIBLE FUEL HOSES CONNECTING THE FUEL PUMP TO THE METAL LINE MAY NOT BE IN THE PROPER POSITION.Recall Details - 1/7/1984

1984 FORD BRONCO Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

Problem: THE SECONDARY THROTTLE SHAFT MAY, WITH ACCUMULATED MILEAGE, BECOME CONTAMINATED AND MAY STICK IN A PARTIALLY OPEN POSITION WHILE DRIVING.Recall Details - 10/2/1984
1983 Recalls ↓

1983 FORD BRONCO Recall - SEATS

Problem: THE MANUFACTURER SUSPECTS THAT THE HARDWARE THAT ATTACHES THE SEAT TRACKS (THE STRIPS THAT THE SEAT SLIDES ON) TO THE FLOOR MAY BECOME LOOSE OR MAY FAIL TO HOLD THE SEAT IN PLACE DURING A COLLISION. THIS CONDITION IS DUE TO THE SUBSTITUTION OF AN INCORRECT WASHER DURING MANUFACTURE. THE VEHICLES MAY NOT COMPLY WITH THE STRENGTH REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS".Recall Details - 2/24/1983
1980 Recalls ↓

1980 FORD BRONCO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Problem: 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.Recall Details - 10/26/1979

1980 FORD BRONCO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

Problem: THE PARKING PAWL ACTUATING ROD IN THE TRANSMISSION MAY HAVE AN INSUFFICIENT OR CRACKED WELD. THIS CAN CAUSE THE PARK CAM END TO SEPARATE FROM THE ROD ITSELF, PREVENTING THE PARKING PAWL FROM ENGAGING THE PARKING GEAR WHEN THE SELECTOR IS PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION.Recall Details - 12/18/1979
1979 Recalls ↓

1979 FORD BRONCO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: THESE TRANSMISSIONS MAY CONTAIN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED PARKING PAWL ACTUATING RODS. CONSEQUENTLY, THE UNHARDENED CAM SURFACE OF THESE RODS CAN ALLOW THE ROD TO DEFORM DURING USE WITH RESULTANT INCREASE IN SHIFT EFFORTS AND DIFFICULTY IN RELEASING THE PARKING PAWL AND ENGAGING THE PARKING GEAR.Recall Details - 9/15/1978

1979 FORD BRONCO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS IN WHICH THE PARKING PAWL WAS NOT HEAT-TREATED. DURING NORMAL VEHICLE OPERATION, A PARKING PAWL THAT HAS NOT BEEN HEAT-TREATED COULD BECOME DEFORMED OR WORN TO THE POINT THAT THE TRANSMISSION WILL NOT LOCK IN "PARK". AS A RESULT, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL FREE IF THE DRIVER DOES NOT SET THE PARKING BRAKE WHEN PARKING OR LEAVING VEHICLE UNATTENDED.Recall Details - 11/27/1978

1979 FORD BRONCO Recall - STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM

Problem: THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED STEERING ARM KNUCKLES. SHOULD AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED STEERING ARM KNUCKLE FRACTURE AND SEPARATE, THE STEERING LINKAGE TIE ROD MAY DISENGAGE FROM THE KNUCKLE.Recall Details - 1/29/1979

1979 FORD BRONCO Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Problem: THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH BRAKE PUSH-ROD TO BRAKE PEDAL RETAINING PINS WHICH WERE NOT HEAT-TREATED AS SPECIFIED. THIS COULD ALLOW THE BRAKE PEDAL TO BECOME DISENGAGED FROM THE PUSH-ROD.Recall Details - 5/15/1979

1979 FORD BRONCO Recall - WHEELS

Problem: 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.Recall Details - 8/7/1979
1978 Recalls ↓

1978 FORD BRONCO Recall - SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Problem: ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, BUILD-UP OF CARPET/MAT DEADENER AND INSULATION UNDER THE REAR SEAT FRAME AND SEAT BELT ANCHOR TABS MAY PREVENT THE OPTIONAL FOLDING REAR SEAT CUSHION FROM LATCHING PROPERLY. THE LATCH MAY BE ONLY PARTIALLY ENGAGED AND FAIL TO SUSTAIN THE SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE LOADING REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY AND ANCHORAGES".Recall Details - 8/29/1977

1978 FORD BRONCO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

Problem: ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE PARK ACTUATION SUPPORT PLATES ARE DEFECTIVE DUE TO THEIR SUSCEPTIBILITY TO CRACKING DUE TO IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT DURING MANUFACTURE. AS A RESULT, FRAGMENTS FROM A BROKEN PLATE CAN BECOME LODGED IN THE TRANSMISSION PARKING PAWL MECHANISM. THIS COULD PREVENT THE TRANSMISSION PARKING PAWL FROM ENGAGING WHEN THE SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "PARK" POSITION, OR PREVENT THE PAWL FROM BEING DISENGAGED FROM THE PARK GEAR.Recall Details - 10/25/1977

1978 FORD BRONCO Recall - WHEELS

Problem: SOME OF THE STEEL WHEELS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THESE WHEELS, OVER A PERIOD OF TIME, COULD CRACK IN THE WHEEL RIM AREA THROUGH NORMAL OPERATION, WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.Recall Details - 1/30/1978

1978 FORD BRONCO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

Problem: THE SHIFT SELECTOR REACTION SPRINGS MAY BE DEFORMED AS A RESULT OF IMPROPER INSTALLATION OF SELECTOR LEVERS DURING COLUMN BUILDUP. THUS THE LEVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO BE MOVED INTO THE INSERT DETENTS LOCATED IN THE STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY. THIS COULD PREVENT THE "PARK" GEAR FROM BEING ENGAGED.Recall Details - 2/16/1978

1978 FORD BRONCO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY BE EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS THAT WERE ASSEMBLED WITH IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED CAST IRON EXTENSION HOUSINGS. THE HOUSINGS HAVE MISLOCATED CAST CAM PLATE STOPS. A MISLOCATED STOP MAY PREVENT THE TRANSMISSION FROM LOCKING IN THE PARK POSITION WHEN THE GEAR SHIFT SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION. IF THIS OCCURS A DRIVER MAY RELY UPON THE READING ON THE GEARSHIFT SELECTOR LEVER INDICATOR AND MAY ASSUME THAT THE TRANSMISSION PARKING GEAR IS ENGAGED.Recall Details - 4/28/1978
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