FORD BRONCO 1978: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : FORD Model : BRONCO Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1977-03-01 - 1978-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V096000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-06-20 Date Received by ODI: 1978-04-28 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 61417
Summary:
      SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY BE EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS THAT WERE ASSEMBLED WITH IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED CAST IRON EXTENSION HOUSINGS. THE HOUSINGS HAVE MISLOCATED CAST CAM PLATE STOPS. A MISLOCATED STOP MAY PREVENT THE TRANSMISSION FROM LOCKING IN THE PARK POSITION WHEN THE GEAR SHIFT SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" "PARK" POSITION. IF THIS OCCURS A DRIVER MAY RELY UPON THE READING ON THE GEARSHIFT SELECTOR LEVER INDICATOR AND MAY ASSUME THAT THE TRANSMISSION PARKING GEAR IS ENGAGED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE TRANSMISSION EXTENSION HOUSING WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH C-6 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT ENGAGED AND THE VEHICLE ISLEFT UNATTENDED WHILE STILL IN GEAR, IT COULD ROLL FREE, CAUSING INJURY ANDDAMAGE TO PERSONS AND PROPERTY.