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1973 FORD TRUCK STEERING: HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Build Years/Makes/Models: 1973 FORD F100
1973 FORD F250
1973 FORD F350
1972 FORD BRONCO
Units affected: 128
Recall Number: 72V254000
Owner Notification Date: October 19, 1972
Recall Creation Date: October 12, 1979
Component Description: STEERING: HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Manufacturer Involved in This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer Responsible for This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date: October 25, 1972
Summary: Light trucks. Possibility that power steering system was inadvertently filled with naptha solvent.
Consequence: Solvent would decompose rubber parts such as hoses and pump and gear seals at rapid rate. Naptha solvent has lower flash point than power steering fluid which could present fire hazard.
Remedy: Correct by inspecting drain and refill with power steering fluid; replace hoses and pump assemblies.
 

 
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