FORD F100 1980: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

Make : FORD Model : F100 Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1979-09-01 - 1979-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V261000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-02-28 Date Received by ODI: 1979-12-18 Date Added to Database: 1980-01-14
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 : 80000
Summary:
      THE PARKING PAWL ACTUATING ROD IN THE TRANSMISSION MAY HAVE AN INSUFFICIENT OR CRACKED WELD. THIS CAN CAUSE THE PARK CAM END TO SEPARATE FROM THE ROD ITSELF, PREVENTING THE PARKING PAWL FROM ENGAGING THE PARKING GEAR WHEN THE SELECTOR IS PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PARKING PAWL ACTUATING ROD FREE OF CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; PARK ACTUATING ROD.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF VEHICLE IS PARKED ON AN INCLINE AND THE EMERGENCYBRAKE IS NOT ENGAGED, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL FREE, POSSIBLY CAUSING INJURY TOBYSTANDERS AND PERSONAL PROPERTY.