1978 Ford Fiesta Recall | The Involved Wheels Contain Mislocated Stem Holes. This May Allow Air Leakage At The Tire Valve Stem, Under High Speed Driving Conditions.

1978 Ford Fiesta Wheels Recall | Oct 11, 1978

The Involved Wheels Contain Mislocated Stem Holes. This May Allow Air Leakage At The Tire Valve Stem, Under High Speed Driving Conditions.. Follwoing Is The Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: The Dealer Will Replace The Existing Wheels With Wheels Having The Proper Valve Stem Holes, If Necessary, Without Charge To Owner.
vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Equipped With 4.50×12 Inch Steelwheels.system: Wheels; Stem Holes.consequences Of Defect: Loss Of Air In Tire Could Cause Loss Of Vehicle Controland An Accident.note: Should Significant Air Loss Occur, The Vehicle Operator Should Detect Achange In Vehicle Handling. If The Vehicle Continues To Be Operated At Highspeeds, Tire Air Loss Could Continue And Result In Steering “pull”, Tireoverheating Or Tire Failure.

This recall was issued on Oct 11, 1978 for 1978 Ford Fiesta, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Wheels problems.