FORD MONTEGO 1972: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Make : FORD Model : MONTEGO Year : 1972
Build Dates : 1971-07-01 - 1972-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 72V095000
Date Owner's Notified: 1972-04-24 Date Received by ODI: 1972-04-26 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
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Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 407244
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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      FORD CAMPAIGN NO H-2D AND H-2D '2.POSSIBILITY THAT REAR AXLE BEARING MAYDETERIORATE DUE TO HIGH AXLE SHAFT DEFLECTION.DETERIORATION OF BEARINGUSUALLY WILL PRODUCE SUFFICIENT NOISE AND VIBRATION TO INDICATE NEED FORREPAIR; RELATIVE MOVEMENT OF AXLE SHAFT WILL RESULT IN COMPLETE LOSS OFTRACTIVE EFFECT AS IT DISENGAGES FROM DIFFERENTIAL.'CORRECT BY INSPECTING ANDREPLACING WITH LARGER DIAMETER SHAFT AXLE AND NEW BEARING.'