FORD MONTEGO 1968: STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT

Make : FORD Model : MONTEGO Year : 1968
Build Dates : 1968-01-01 - 1968-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 68V018000
Date Owner's Notified: 1968-03-04 Date Received by ODI: 1968-03-07 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
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Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 39000
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      POSSIBILITY THAT IMPROPER HEAT-TREATED CENTER LINK PIN TO STEERING IDLER ARM MAY FAIL DUE TO TENSION STRESS AFTER TIGHTENING THE RETAINING NUT.FAILURE OF THIS PIN COULD CAUSE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.'CORRECT BY REPLACING WITH PROPER HEAT-TREATED PIN.'