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Ford Taurus Recall 90V159000

Ford Recalls 1990 Taurus Police Package Option Due to Steel Wheel Cracking Issue

Recall Details

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.

Drive Train, September 26, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 26, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
PE90104
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,212
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V159000
Component
WHEELS:CENTER SECTION

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.
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