1977 Ford Pinto Tires Recall | May 02, 1977
The Involved Vehicles Do Not Conform To Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, “tire Selection And Rims For Motor Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars”. These Light Trucks Were Incorrectly Classified As Passenger Vehicles And Were Equipped With Load Range “a” Instead Of Load Range “b” Tires. This Could Lead To Inadvertent Vehicle Overloading.. Follwoing Is The Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealer Will Inspect And Replace Load Range “a” With The Proper Load Range “b” Tires, Without Charge To Owner.
vehicle Description: Light Trucks.system: Tires.consequences Of Defect: Overloading Of Tires Could Cause Abnormal Wear,possibly Leading To Tire Failure, Loss Of Vehicle Control, And An Accident.note: It Is Recommended That Until The Proper Tires Are Mounted On The Vehicle,the Cargo Payload Should Be Limited To 200 Lbs.
This recall was issued on May 02, 1977 for 1977 Ford Pinto, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Tires problems.