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1997 FORD F-250 Recall - Campaign #97V187000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1997 FORD F-250 RECALL - #97V187000

RECALL FOR TIRES : BEAD

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND CHASSIS. THE TIRES ON THESE VEHICLES WERE DAMAGED DURING MOUNTING ONTO THE WHEELS. ONLY TRUCKS PRODUCED AT THE CUAUTITLAN, MEXICO PLANT BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 1996, AND JULY 17, 1997, WERE AFFECTED BY THE DEFECT.

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Vehicle 1997 FORD F-250
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufactured between 9/1/1996 - 7/17/1997
Recalled on 10/30/1997
Influenced by FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Owners Notified on 12/1/1997
# Affected 31,600
Recalled for TIRES:BEAD
 
Description VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND CHASSIS. THE TIRES ON THESE VEHICLES WERE DAMAGED DURING MOUNTING ONTO THE WHEELS. ONLY TRUCKS PRODUCED AT THE CUAUTITLAN, MEXICO PLANT BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 1996, AND JULY 17, 1997, WERE AFFECTED BY THE DEFECT.
Consequences THE BEAD AREA OF THE TIRE WAS CUT WHICH COULD RESULT IN AIR LOSS. SUDDEN AIR LOSS COULD OCCUR RESULTING IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.
Corrective action DUE TO THE AGE OF THE VEHICLES AND THIS RECALL AFFECTING ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT TIRES ONLY, FORD WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT CLAIMS FOR THIS CAMPAIGN.
Notes FORD RECALL NO. 97S90.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 1, 1997.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO A FIRESTONE DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FIRESTONE AT 1-800-457-6281.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
See also 1997 FORD F-250 Recall for EQUIPMENT, OTHER, LABELS

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1997 FORD F-250 Recall for WHEELS, LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

1997 FORD F-250 Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, DELIVERY, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

1997 FORD F-250 Recall for STEERING, GEAR BOX, SHAFT SECTOR

1997 FORD F-250 Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

1997 FORD F-250 Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

1997 FORD F-250 Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY, MOUNTING
Technical Service Bulletins Jul 31, 2015 - 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
FORD/LINCOLN: SAFETY RECALL REGARDING HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR OPERATING, FOR AN EXTENDED TIME, VEHICLES WHERE BOTH OR ONE STRAP OF FUEL TANK CAN FRACTURE, AFTER CONTACTING GROUND. MODEL 1997-99 F250 LD, 1997-03 F150, 2004 F150 HERITAGE,

Jul 31, 2015 - 350000 EQUIPMENT
FORD/LINCOLN: SAFETY RECALL REGARDING HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR OPERATING, FOR AN EXTENDED TIME, VEHICLES WHERE BOTH OR ONE STRAP OF FUEL TANK CAN FRACTURE, AFTER CONTACTING GROUND. MODEL 1997-99 F250 LD, 1997-03 F150, 2004 F150 HERITAGE,

Jan 16, 2015 - 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
FORD/LINCOLN: SAFETY RECALL ISSUED DUE TO ONE OR BOTH FUEL TANK STRAPS FRACTURING DUE TO BEING IN HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD AND DISLODGING FUEL TANK. MODEL 1997-99 F250, 1997-03 F150, 2004 F150 HERITAGE, 2002-2003 BLACKW

Jan 16, 2015 - 071120 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
FORD/LINCOLN: SAFETY RECALL ISSUED DUE TO ONE OR BOTH FUEL TANK STRAPS FRACTURING DUE TO BEING IN HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD AND DISLODGING FUEL TANK. MODEL 1997-99 F250, 1997-03 F150, 2004 F150 HERITAGE, 2002-2003 BLACKW

Jan 16, 2015 - 091120 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
FORD/LINCOLN: SAFETY RECALL ISSUED DUE TO ONE OR BOTH FUEL TANK STRAPS FRACTURING DUE TO BEING IN HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD AND DISLODGING FUEL TANK. MODEL 1997-99 F250, 1997-03 F150, 2004 F150 HERITAGE, 2002-2003 BLACKW

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