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2008 FORD F-250 Recall - Campaign #08V096000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2008 FORD F-250 RECALL - #08V096000

RECALL FOR SEATS

FORD IS RECALLING 87,515 MY 2008 F250, F-350, F-450, AND F-550 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH ALL THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS." SOME 40% SPLIT AND CAPTAIN'S CHAIR DRIVER'S SEATS, EQUIPPED WITH LUMBAR SUPPORTS, MAY HAVE IMPROPER WELDS AT THE JOINT OF THE SEAT BACK PIVOT BRACKET AND THE SEAT BACK FRAME.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2008 FORD F-250
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufactured between 1/29/2007 - 6/16/2007
Recalled on 2/29/2008
Influenced by FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Owners Notified on 4/24/2008
# Affected 87,515
Recalled for SEATS
 
Description FORD IS RECALLING 87,515 MY 2008 F250, F-350, F-450, AND F-550 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH ALL THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS." SOME 40% SPLIT AND CAPTAIN'S CHAIR DRIVER'S SEATS, EQUIPPED WITH LUMBAR SUPPORTS, MAY HAVE IMPROPER WELDS AT THE JOINT OF THE SEAT BACK PIVOT BRACKET AND THE SEAT BACK FRAME.
Consequences IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT SIDE PIVOT BRACKET MAY CRACK OR BREAK, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL ADD A REINFORCEMENT TO THE DRIVER'S SEAT BACK FRAME ON THE 40% SPLIT OR CAPTAIN'S CHAIR SEAT EQUIPPED WITH LUMBAR SUPPORT OR, IF NECESSARY, THE SEAT BACK FRAME WILL BE REPLACED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 28, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notes FORD RECALL NO. 08C01.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
See also 2008 FORD F-250 Recall for POWER TRAIN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

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2008 FORD F-250 Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, DELIVERY

2008 FORD F-250 Recall for EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

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2008 FORD F-250 Recall for TIRES, TREAD/BELT
Technical Service Bulletins Feb 24, 2014 - 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
FORD: THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0713 AND/OR P0710 REGARDING TORQSHIFT TRANSMISSION. MODEL 2008-2009 F-53 MOTORHOME CHASSIS, LOW CAB FORWARD, 2008-2010 F-250, F-350, 2008-2011 E-350, E-45

Jul 06, 2011 - 046000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

Jul 06, 2011 - 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

Jul 06, 2011 - 100000 POWER TRAIN
FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

Jul 06, 2011 - 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

View all Technical Service Bulletins



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