Ford Taurus Recall 90V159000
Ford Recalls 1990 Taurus Police Package Option Due to Steel Wheel Cracking Issue
Drive Train, September 26, 1990
RepairPal Expert Overview
Ford has recalled certain 1990 Taurus models with the police package installed. These vehicles have 14x5.5-inch steel wheels that could crack, causing a potential for the wheel rim to separate from the center. Dealers will replace affected wheels with a revised design.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 1990
Manufacturer's Report Date: September 26, 1990
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 90V159000
NHTSA Action Number: PE90104
Component: WHEELS:CENTER SECTION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,212
Summary: WHEELS MAY CONTAIN CRACKS THAT COULD PROPAGATE IN RAISED PORTION OF WHEEL CENTER.
Consequence: UNDER SEVERE DUTY, THIS COULD RESULT IN EVENTUAL SEPARATION OF WHEEL RIM FROM CENTER WITH LOSS OF CONTROL AND POSSIBLY A COLLISION.
Remedy: REPLACE WHEELS WITH WHEELS OF A REVISED DESIGN.
Notes: SYSTEM: STEEL WHEELS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH POLICE VEHICLE OPTION PACKAGE AND 14 X 5.5" HEAVY-DUTY STEEL WHEEL.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration