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Recall 98V055000

Recall 98V055000

Body, Interior & Misc., February 27, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 27, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
720
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V055000
Component
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SUPERCAB PICKUP TRUCKS WITH DUAL REAR WHEEL, AND WIDE FRAME. THE JACKS PROVIDED WITH THESE VEHICLES ARE TOO LARGE TO BE STOWED SECURELY UNDER THE SEAT AS INTENDED AND WERE PLACED LOOSE ON THE FLOOR IN THE REAR OF THE CAB.
Consequence
THE JACKS CAN MOVE ABOUT THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR PERSONAL INJURY DURING A CRASH OR SUDDEN STOP.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE JACKS.
Notify
OWNER/DEALER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 27, 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT HAVE THE JACK REPLACED 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 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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