FEDERAL COACH LIMOUSINE 1998: TIRES

Make : FEDERAL COACH Model : LIMOUSINE Year : 1998
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V356007
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2000-11-10 Date Added to Database: 2000-12-15
Manufacturers Involved: Federal Coach, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TIRES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 230
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN LIMOUSINES STRETCHED OVER 60 INCHES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 109, "NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES," AND NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."
Consequence:
      THE VEHICLE WEIGHT COULD EXCEED THE MAXIMUM LOAD RATING FOR THE TIRE, INCREASING THE RISK OF PREMATURE TIRE WEAR OR BLOWOUT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL 5 TIRES "INCLUDING THE SPARE TIRE" WITH MICHELIN TIRES "225/70R16 107T REINFORCED WHITE SIDEWALL" WITH A SUFFICIENTLY HIGHER LOAD RATING. FORD HAS AGREED TO CONDUCT THE ENTIRE RECALL TO REMEDY THIS NON-COMPLIANCE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-248-0186.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 109
Notes:
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