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1978 FORD TRUCK WHEELS: MULTI-PIECE

Build Years/Makes/Models: 1978 FORD F250
1978 FORD F350
Units affected: 9,000
Recall Number: 78V024000
Owner Notification Date: April 5, 1978
Recall Creation Date: October 12, 1979
Component Description: Wheels: Multi-Piece
Manufacturer Involved in This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer Responsible for This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date: January 30, 1978
Summary: The wheel rim diameters on these vehicles may exceed dimensional specifications. This may cause the tires and tubes to be overstressed during mounting or improperly mounted.
Consequence: this condition may result in tire blowout, side ring separation, loss of vehicle control and an accident. Side ring separation can also endanger persons near the vehicle.
Remedy: The dealer will inspect and, if necessary, replace the wheels, and the tires and tubes mounted on these wheels.

Note:
Vehicle description: light trucks equipped with 16x5.5 inch tube two piece wheels.

 

 
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