FORD F-550 SD 2016: TIRES:SIDEWALL

Make : FORD Model : F-550 SD Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-04-05 - 2016-04-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V246000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-05-23 Date Received by ODI: 2016-04-26 Date Added to Database: 2016-04-26
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 16S17
Component: TIRES:SIDEWALL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2288
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 trucks manufactured April 5, 2016, to April 11, 2016. The tires installed during assembly of the affected vehicles may have sustained damage to the inner sidewall, possibly resulting in a loss of air or a tire rupture.
Consequence:
      A rapid loss of air or a tire rupture while the vehicle is being driven may cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tires for damage and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 23, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S17.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.