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1978 FORD TRUCK STEERING: LINKAGES

Build Years/Makes/Models: 1978 FORD F100
1978 FORD F150
1978 FORD F250
1978 FORD F350
Units affected: 77
Recall Number: 78V109000
Owner Notification Date: May 5, 1978
Recall Creation Date: October 12, 1979
Component Description: Steering: Linkages
Manufacturer Involved in This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer Responsible for This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date: May 15, 1978
Summary: These vehicles may be equipped with steering linkages on which cotter pins may not have been installed on castellated nuts to secure the steering drag link and tie-rod connections. Also, these attaching nuts may not have been tightened to specifications. This could allow linkage separation.
Consequence: Should separation occur, loss of steering control and an accident could occur.
Remedy: The dealer will perform necessary corrections to the steering linkage attachments.
 

 
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