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1974 FORD CAR & TRUCK TIRES: TREAD/BELT

Build Years/Makes/Models: 1974 FORD F100
1974 FORD CUSTOM
1974 FORD LTD
1974 FORD TORINO
Units affected: 35,711
Recall Number: 74V118000
Owner Notification Date: August 15, 1974
Recall Creation Date: October 12, 1979
Component Description: Tires: Tread/Belt
Manufacturer Involved in This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer Responsible for This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date: August 1, 1974
Summary: Ford Campaign No. 127. Possibility that the Firestone HR78-15 tires installed may have been undercured during the vulcanizing process. This condition results in localized overheating at the tire shoulder or lower sidewall that could cause chunking and/or separation, resulting in rapid loss of air during vehicle operation.
Consequence:  
Remedy: Correct by inspecting and replacing tires with new tires when necessary

Note:
Also see Firestone Tire & Rubber Company Equipment Campaign Number 74E-017UCH.
Model:
Ford: Mar. 1974 - Jun. 1974
Torino: Jun. 1974 - Jun. 1974
F100 Mar. 1974 - Jun. 1974

 

 
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