FORD CLUB WAGON 1982: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

Make : FORD Model : CLUB WAGON Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1981-12-01 - 1981-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V004000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-12-23 Date Received by ODI: 1982-01-13 Date Added to Database: 1982-02-01
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 378
Summary:
      ON SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE SHIFT ROD IN THE TRANSMISSION MAY NOT BE PROPERLY SEATED IN THE RETENTION GROMMET OF THE STEERING COLUMN SHIFT LEVER ASSEMBLY. IF THE SHIFT ROD WERE TO DISENGAGE, THE DRIVER COULD NOT SELECT THE PROPER TRANSMISSION FUNCTION WHICH WOULD CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR UNEXPECTED MOVEMENT OF THE VEHICLE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT THE SHIFT ROD ATTACHMENT AND MAKE SURE IT IS PROPERLY SEATED AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION SHIFT LINKAGE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD SEPARATION OCCUR WHILE VEHICLE IS IN OPERATION,LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, AN ACCIDENT, AND PERSONAL INJURY COULD OCCUR.NOTE: THE DRIVER IS ADVISED NOT TO OPERATE VEHICLE UNTIL PROPER ADJUSTMENTSHAVE BEEN MADE.