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Ford Truck Safety Recalls



Build Years/Makes/Models: 1979 FORD F150
1979 FORD F250
Units affected: 62,000
Recall Number: 79V035000
Owner Notification Date: April 6, 1979
Recall Creation Date: October 12, 1979
Component Description: Steering: Linkages: Knuckle: Spindle: Arm
Manufacturer Involved in This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer Responsible for This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date: January 29, 1979
Summary: The involved vehicles were assembled with improperly manufactured steering arm knuckles. Should an improperly manufactured steering arm knuckle fracture and separate, the steering linkage tie rod may disengage from the knuckle.
Consequence: Complete disengagement of the steering arm could occur at any time while the vehicle is in motion, resulting in loss or serious impairment of steering control and the potential for a vehicle accident.
Remedy: The dealer will inspect for cracking in the steering arm knuckles on all vehicles and, if necessary, replace them free of charge.

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