FORD EXP 1982: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Make : FORD Model : EXP Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1980-07-01 - 1983-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 83V063000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-07-18 Date Received by ODI: 1983-06-22 Date Added to Database: 1983-07-08
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 610000
Summary:
      DOOR LOCK PILLARS COULD DEVELOP FATIGUE CRACKS FROM NORMAL USAGE OF DOOR, AT THE POINT WHERE DOOR LATCH STRIKER REINFORCEMENTS ARE ATTACHED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      ANY DAMAGED LOCK PILLARS WILL BE REPAIRED AND REINFORCEMENTS WILL BE INSTALLED BETWEEN THE DOOR LATCH STRIKER AND LOCK PILLARS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES; TWO DOOR.SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; DOOR LOCK PILLARS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: DOOR MAY NOT LATCH PROPERLY. IN DRIVING OVER ROUGHROADS THE DOOR COULD OPEN, ALLOWING PASSENGER TO FALL FROM VEHICLE AND BECOMEINJURED.