FORD BRONCO 1978: WHEELS

Make : FORD Model : BRONCO Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1977-10-01 - 1977-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V023000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-04-03 Date Received by ODI: 1978-01-30 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 17000
Summary:
      SOME OF THE STEEL WHEELS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THESE WHEELS, OVER A PERIOD OF TIME, COULD CRACK IN THE WHEEL RIM AREA THROUGH NORMAL OPERATION, WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE WHEELS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 15X6 INCH STANDARD OR OPTIONALSTEEL STYLED WHEELS.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; WHEELS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: A CRACKED WHEEL COULD CAUSE RAPID LOSS OF AIR FROM THETIRE, RESULTING IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.