FORD FORD TRUCK 1978: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

Make : FORD Model : FORD TRUCK Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1969-09-01 - 1980-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V008000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1981-01-12 Date Added to Database: 1981-02-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 21000000
Summary:
      THIS IS A MANUFACTURER"S NOTICE TO ADVISE OWNERS OF PROPER VEHICLE OPERATION. THE PARKING GEAR MAY NOT BE SECURELY ENGAGED AFTER THE OPERATOR HAS ATTEMPTED TO SHIFT TO PARK. THE VEHICLE MAY APPEAR TO BE IN PARK THOUGH ACTUALLY IN REVERSE. THIS COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO MOVE UNEXPECTEDLY.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A SELF-STICKING LABEL CONTAINING IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AS A DAILY REMINDER OF THE SERIOUS HAZARDS OF UNEXPECTED VEHICLE MOTION. IT SHOULD BE PLACED INSIDE THE VEHICLE IN AN EASILY SEEN LOCATION.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FMX,C-3, C-4, C-6, OR JATCO AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: UNEXPECTED VEHICLE MOVEMENT MAY RESULT IN ACCIDENT,INJURY OR DEATH, ESPECIALLY TO PERSONS IN THE PATH OF THE VEHICLE.NOTE: DRIVERS SHOULD OBSERVE THESE STEPS: 1' MAKE CERTAIN GEAR LEVER IS ENGAGEDIN PARK, 2' SET PARKING BRAKE FULLY, AND 3' SHUT OFF IGNITION.