FORD CLUB WAGON 1980: WHEELS:CENTER SECTION

Make : FORD Model : CLUB WAGON Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1979-10-01 - 1980-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V072000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-07-11 Date Received by ODI: 1980-06-09 Date Added to Database: 1980-07-29
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS:CENTER SECTION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 12500
Summary:
      CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH WHEEL ASSEMBLIES THAT MAY HAVE CRACKS NEAR THE BOLT HOLES IN THE WHEEL DISC. DURING VEHICLE USE, THE CRACKS COULD GRADUALLY INCREASE AND RESULT IN PARTIAL OR COMPLETE SEPARATION OF THE WHEEL AND TIRE ASSEMBLY FROM THE VEHICLE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT THE WHEEL DISC DATE CODE AND REPLACE THOSE WHEELS INDICATING AN OCTOBER 18, 1979 DATE OF MANUFACTURE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: WHEELS; WHEEL ASSEMBLIES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SEPARATION OF THE WHEEL ASSEMBLY COULD CAUSE LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: THE DRIVER MAY BE WARNED OF THE CONDITION BY WHEEL WOBBLE OR VIBRATION.