NHTSA Recall 84V104000

 

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): FORD / RANGER 1984

Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Report Receipt Date: SEP 06, 1984

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 84V104000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 19

Summary:

WEIGHT RATING INFORMATION IS INCORRECT ON VEHICLE MANUAL LABELS AND RATING DECALS.

Consequence:

NOT LISTED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH THE REVISED VEHICLE INFORMATION. IF VEHICLE WEIGHT IS FOUND TO BE GREATER THAN THAT SPECIFIED ON WEIGHT RATING, THE AFFECTED VEHICLE’S REAR AXLE MAY BE REPURCHASED FROM FORD. A PRICE ADJUSTMENT WILL ALSO BE MADE IF APPROPRIATE.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS; CHASSIS CABS. SYSTEM: LABELS, CONSUMER INFORMATION; VEHICLE RATING DECALS AND VEHICLE MANUAL LABELS. CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF PRESENT WEIGHT LABEL IS RELIED UPON, TOO HEAVY A LOAD MAY BE PLACED UPON SUSPENSION, CAUSING IT TO COLLAPSE. LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.