NHTSA Recall 84V023000

 

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):

  • FORD / BRONCO II 1984
  • FORD / RANGER 1984

Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Report Receipt Date: MAR 06, 1984

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 84V023000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: WHEELS: LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,320

Summary:

COMPONENTS IN THE LOCKING HUBS WERE IMPROPERLY HEAT-TREATED AND MAY CRACK OR FRACTURE UPON ENGAGEMENT OF THE FRONT DRIVE AXLES. THE BROKEN COMPONENT ON THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL MAY BECOME JAMMED AGAINST THE NUT.

Consequence:

SEE ABOVE.

Remedy:

CAM ASSEMBLIES IN FRONT WHEEL AUTOMATIC LOCKING HUBS WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT AUTOMATIC LOCKING HUBS. SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; AXLE HUBS, LOCKING. CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS COULD CAUSE THE NUT TO COME OFF AND RESULT IN LOSS OF THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL, CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.