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Recall 99V039000

Ford Recalls 1999 F150 Trucks for an Improper Certification Label

Recall Details

Ford has recalled certain 1999 F150 trucks for a concern with the certification labels. On these labels, the incorrect ratings for tires are listed. If the labels are followed, improper tires may be installed on the vehicle, causing safety issues. Ford has mailed labels to the owners of the affected trucks.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., June 9, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 9, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
32,240
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V039000
Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4X4 VEHICLES WITH OFF ROAD AND HIGH FGAWR OPTION PACKAGES, AND 4X2 VEHICLES WITH SPORT OPTION PACKAGE. THE TIRE AND RIM IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION IS INCORRECT ON THE CERTIFICATION LABELS FOR THESE VEHICLES. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS."
Consequence
IF INCORRECT TIRE INFORMATION IS GIVEN, UNDERRATED TIRES COULD BE PLACED ON THE TRUCK CAUSING EXCESSIVE TIRE WEAR OR, IN EXTREME CASES, POSSIBLE TIRE BLOWOUTS.
Remedy
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A REVISED LABEL OVERLAY.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 9, 1999.OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REVISED LABEL WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME 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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