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1979 FORD TRUCK WHEELS

Build Years/Makes/Models: 1979 FORD F100
1979 FORD F150
Units affected: 40,000
Recall Number: 79V208000
Owner Notification Date: November 26, 1979
Recall Creation Date: December 12, 1979
Component Description: Wheels
Manufacturer Involved in This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer Responsible for This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date: September 17, 1979
Summary: A number of wheel assemblies on the involved vehicles may have substandard welds in the area where the disc is attached to the rim. Substandard welds can cause cracks to occur in the wheel assembly. Rapid loss of air pressure in the tire or separation of the wheel rim from the disc could result.
Consequence: If separation and loss of air occurs while vehicle is in operation, loss of vehicle control and an accident could occur without prior warning.
Remedy: The dealer will inspect and, if necessary, replace the wheels without charge to owner.
 

 
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