NHTSA Recall 89V109000

 

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):

  • FORD / BRONCO II 1989
  • FORD / RANGER 1989

Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Report Receipt Date: JUL 05, 1989

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 89V109000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION: FRONT: WHEEL BEARING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 25,000

Summary:

FRONT WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT RETAINING KEYS MAY BE MISSING FROM FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLIES, ALLOWING THE NUT TO LOOSEN.

Consequence:

THIS COULD RESULT IN DETACHMENT OF THE WHEEL AND HUB ASSEMBLY FROM THE AXLE, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, AND AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

INSTALL RETAINING KEYS IN FRONT WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES WHERE MISSING.

Notes:

SYSTEM: FRONT WHEEL BEARING. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4X4 MULTIPURPOSE VEHICLES TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FRONT AXLE AUTOMATIC LOCKING HUBS.