NHTSA Recall 96V161000

 

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):

  • FORD / AEROSTAR 1996
  • FORD / EXPLORER 1996
  • FORD / F-150 1996-1997
  • FORD / F-250 1996-1997
  • FORD / F-350 1996
  • FORD / RANGER 1996

Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Report Receipt Date: AUG 29, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 96V161000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EQUIPMENT: OTHER: LABELS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 134,770

Summary:

THE CERTIFICATION LABELS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES HAS INCORRECT REAR TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE DESIGNATIONS. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 120, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.”

Consequence:

INCORRECT INFLATION PRESSURES COULD CAUSE PREMATURE WEAR OF THE REAR TIRES. .

Remedy:

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH CORRECT CERTIFICATION LABELS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLING THESE LABELS. DEALERS CAN INSTALL THIS LABEL IF THE OWNER SO DESIRES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 18, 1996. NOTE: OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE CORRECT LABEL WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME FREE OF CHARGE SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.