2001 Ford F-450 Sd Recall | Vehicle Description: Trucks Equipped With Commercial Truck Tires That Have Steel

2001 Ford F-450 Sd Tires,valve Recall | Feb 14, 2001

Vehicle Description: Trucks Equipped With Commercial Truck Tires That Have Steel Cords In The Tire Sidewall. The Valve Stems May Have Been Torn Or Damaged During Assembly And Could Leak Causing Sidewall Damage.

If Not Maintained, Could Result In A Sidewall Zipper Failure. A Zipper Failure During Inflation Of A Damaged Tire Could Result In Injury To Someone Near The Tire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Valve Stems For Leakage, And Will Replace Both The Valve Stem And The Tire If Leakage Is Present. Owner Notification Began March 28, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Feb 14, 2001 for 2001 Ford F-450 Sd, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Tires,valve problems.

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