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1978 FORD F-SERIES VISIBILITY: WINDSHIELD

Build Years/Makes/Models: 1978 FORD F-SERIES
Units affected: 16
Recall Number: 78V161000
Owner Notification Date: July 19, 1978
Recall Creation Date: October 12, 1979
Component Description: Visibility: Windshield
Manufacturer Involved in This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer Responsible for This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date: July 25, 1978
Summary: The involved vehicles were assembled without the intended windshield weatherstrip lower retainer. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 219, "Windshield Zone Intrusion".
Consequence: In the event of a vehicle impact, the windshield could be displaced into the vehicle, and glass could cause serious injuries to passengers.
Remedy: Dealer will install the windshield weatherstrip lower retainer at no cost to owner.

Note:
Vehicle description: trucks equipped with bumper push bars and pick-up boxcovers.

 

 
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