FORD RANGER 1984: SUSPENSION

Make : FORD Model : RANGER Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1983-08-01 - 1984-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V104000
Date Owner's Notified: 1984-09-07 Date Received by ODI: 1984-09-06 Date Added to Database: 1984-10-09
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 19
Summary:
      WEIGHT RATING INFORMATION IS INCORRECT ON VEHICLE MANUAL LABELS AND RATING DECALS.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH THE REVISED VEHICLE INFORMATION. IF VEHICLE WEIGHT IS FOUND TO BE GREATER THAN THAT SPECIFIED ON WEIGHT RATING, THE AFFECTED VEHICLE"S REAR AXLE MAY BE REPURCHASED FROM FORD. A PRICE ADJUSTMENT WILL ALSO BE MADE IF APPROPRIATE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 567 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS; CHASSIS CABS.SYSTEM: LABELS, CONSUMER INFORMATION; VEHICLE RATING DECALS AND VEHICLE MANUALLABELS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF PRESENT WEIGHT LABEL IS RELIED UPON, TOO HEAVY ALOAD MAY BE PLACED UPON SUSPENSION, CAUSING IT TO COLLAPSE. LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.