FORD RANGER 1984: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Make : FORD Model : RANGER Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1984-01-01 - 1984-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V023000
Date Owner's Notified: 1984-02-22 Date Received by ODI: 1984-03-06 Date Added to Database: 1984-04-04
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3320
Summary:
      COMPONENTS IN THE LOCKING HUBS WERE IMPROPERLY HEAT-TREATED AND MAY CRACK OR FRACTURE UPON ENGAGEMENT OF THE FRONT DRIVE AXLES. THE BROKEN COMPONENT ON THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL MAY BECOME JAMMED AGAINST THE NUT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      CAM ASSEMBLIES IN FRONT WHEEL AUTOMATIC LOCKING HUBS WILL BE REPLACED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT AUTOMATIC LOCKING HUBS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; AXLE HUBS, LOCKING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS COULD CAUSE THE NUT TO COME OFF AND RESULT IN LOSSOF THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL, CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.