FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE 1974: STRUCTURE

Make : FORD Model : COUNTRY SQUIRE Year : 1974
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 74V062000
Date Owner's Notified: 1974-05-06 Date Received by ODI: 1974-04-22 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 914
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FORD CAMPAIGN NO 120.STATION WAGONS.POSSIBILITY THAT STATION WAGONSEQUIPPED WITH THE CLASS I LIGHT DUTY TRAILER TOW-OPTION WERE INADVERTENTLYFURNISHED WITH SEDAN TRAILER HITCH KITS AT ASSEMBLY PLANTS.INSTALLATION OFTHE SEDAN KIT ON A STATION WAGON NECESSITATES BOLTING THE DRAWBAR INCORRECTLYUNDERNEATH THE BUMPER SUPPORT RATHER THAN ON TOP OF THE PLATE AND RESULTS INDISTORTION OF THE MOUNTING BRACKETS AND NUMBER FIVE FRAME CROSSMEMBER.THESECONDITIONS COULD EVENTUALLY RESULT IN FRACTURE AND SEPARATION OF THE HITCH FROMONE OF ITS TWO MOUNTING POINTS.SHOULD THIS OCCUR, EXCESSIVE TRAILER"CHUCKING" AND SWAYING WOULD RESULT AND, IF LEFT UNCORRECTED, MAY RESULT INSEPARATION OF THE TRAILER FROM THE VEHICLE.'CORRECT BY REPLACING SEDAN KITSWITH CORRECT TRAILER HITCH ASSEMBLY'.