1978 Ford Ltd Recall | The Lower Steering Shaft Assemblies Contain Coupling Rivet Pins Which Were Not Riveted Securely Enough During Manufacture. Consequently One Or Both Of The Pins Could Loosen From The Flange Of The Flexible Coupling During

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1978 Ford Ltd Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Oct 04, 1978

The Lower Steering Shaft Assemblies Contain Coupling Rivet Pins Which Were Not Riveted Securely Enough During Manufacture. Consequently One Or Both Of The Pins Could Loosen From The Flange Of The Flexible Coupling During Vehicle Operation. If One Pin Is Loose, Free Play Would Result. If Both Pins Work Loose, Loss Of Steering Control Would Occur. Also, The Shaft Assembly May Not Contain A Metal Reinforcement Between One Or Both Of The Rivet Pins And The Rubber Flexible Coupling. As A Result, The Rubber Flexible Coupling Could Tear And Produce A Noise Or Loose Feeling In The Steering System.. Follwoing Is The Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: The Dealer Will Inspect And, If Necessary, Replace The Steering Shaft Assembly, Without Charge To Owner.
vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles.system: Steering; Steering Column Coupling.consequences Of Defect: Loss Of Steering Control Could Cause A Loss Of Vehiclecontrol And An Accident.

This recall was issued on Oct 04, 1978 for 1978 Ford Ltd, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Steering,wheel And Handle Bar problems.

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