FORD CLUB WAGON 1979: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Make : FORD Model : CLUB WAGON Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-09-01 - 1979-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V153000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-11-12 Date Received by ODI: 1979-06-19 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 12000
Summary:
      CERTAIN VEHICLES MAY NOT CONTAIN THE SPECIFIED BODY MOUNTED HEAT SHIELDS. THIS COULD CAUSE HIGH FLOOR PAN TEMPERATURES WHEN THE ENGINE IS IDLED FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME. FOULED SPARK PLUGS OR OTHER ENGINE CONDITIONS COULD FURTHER INCREASE EXHAUST TEMPERATURES.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY FRAME MOUNTED HEAT SHIELD, IF MISSING.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 300 AND 460 CID ENGINES.SYSTEM: EXHAUST; BODY MOUNTED HEAT SHIELDS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THESE HIGH TEMPERATURES COULD CAUSE THE REAR FLOORCOVERINGS TO SMOULDER, RESULTING IN SMOKE DAMAGE AND PERSONAL INJURY.