FORD C800 1975: WHEELS:MULTI PIECE

Make : FORD Model : C800 Year : 1975
Build Dates : 1972-10-01 - 1975-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V200000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-02-28 Date Received by ODI: 1979-09-11 Date Added to Database: 1979-12-11
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS:MULTI PIECE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 700
Summary:
      THE CAST HUBS ON SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THEY MAY BE SUBJECT TO HIGH MILEAGE FATIGUE CRACKS AT THE INNER BEARING AREA OR ALONG THE FLANGE PORTIONS TO WHICH THE WHEELS ARE MOUNTED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT ALUMINUM HUBS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THEM WITH CAST IRON HUBS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 12,000 LB. FRONT AXLES AND CASTALUMINUM FRONT WHEEL HUBS.SYSTEM: WHEELS; CAST HUBS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: CONTINUED OPERATION COULD LEAD TO A SEPARATION OF THEWHEEL AND TIRE FROM THE VEHICLE. LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULDFOLLOW.