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Recall 04V232000

Recall 04V232000

Body, Interior & Misc., July 8, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 8, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
28,456
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V232000
Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Summary
CERTAIN VANS AND WAGONS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567, "CERTIFICATION." FOR CERTAIN 2003 E250 VANS BUILT WITH LT225/75R16E TIRES, THE REAR AXLE RATING IS INCORRECTLY LISTED ON THE LABEL. IN ADDITION, THE TIRE PRESSURE IS INCORRECTLY LISTED ON THE LABEL FOR THE REAR TIRES ON CERTAIN 2002 E350 WAGONS AND FOR THE FRONT TIRES ON CERTAIN 2002 E250 VANS BUILT WITH THESE TIRES.
Consequence
FAILURE TO FOLLOW PROPER VEHICLE LOADING SPECIFICATIONS OR TIRE INFLATION RECOMMENDATION CAN RESULT IN TIRE FAILURE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH SUPPLEMENTARY TIRE LABELS CONTAINING CORRECT INFORMATION AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. IF AN OWNER SO DESIRES, THEIR DEALER CAN INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notify
FORD RECALL NO. 04L20.THE 2003 E250 VAN IS NOT PART OF THE INCORRECT TIRE PRESSURE PORTION OF THIS RECALL.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION?S AUTO SAFETY OUTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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