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1974 Ford Torino Recall Information

Component

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

NHTSA Campaign ID74V011000
NotesPOSSIBILITY THAT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE SPEED CONTROL OPTION MAY HAVE THEVENT SOLENOID ARMATURE BIND WITHIN THE SERVO ASSEMBLY BECAUSE OF AN UNDERSIZEBRASS EYELET THAT GUIDES THE ARMATURE.SHOULD THIS CONDITION OCCUR, THE SPEEDCONTROL SYSTEM WILL MAINTAIN OR, IF THE BINDING OCCURS IN THE ACCELERATOR MODE,IT WILL INCREASE THE SPEED OF THE VEHICLE WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING EVEN THOUGH THEDRIVER ATTEMPTS TO DISENGAGE THE SYSTEM.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLACINGWITH IMPROVED PARTS).

Component

TIRES:TREAD/BELT

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

NHTSA Campaign ID74V118000
NotesFORD CAMPAIGN NO 127.POSSIBILITY THAT THE FIRESTONE HR78-15 TIRES INSTALLEDMAY HAVE BEEN UNDERCURED DURING THE VULCANIZING PROCESS.THIS CONDITIONRESULTS IN LOCALIZED OVERHEATING AT THE TIRE SHOULDER OR LOWER SIDEWALL THATCOULD CAUSE CHUNKING AND/OR SEPARATION, RESULTING IN RAPID LOSS OF AIR DURINGVEHICLE OPERATION.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLACING TIRES WITH NEW TIRESWHEN NECESSARY).NOTE0 ALSO SEE FIRESTONE TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY EQUIPMENTCAMPAIGN NUMBER 74E-017UCH.MODEL DOMSTART DOMEND.FORD 1974MAR - 1974JUN.TORINO 1974JUN - 1974JUN.F100 1974MAR - 1974JUN.

Component

SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

NHTSA Campaign ID74V048000
NotesFORD CAMPAIGN NO 118.POSSIBILITY THAT TORINO TWO DOOR HARDTOP MODELS WEREINADVERTENTLY BUILT WITH PASSENGER CAR SEAT BELTS IN THE RIGHT-HAND REARSEATING POSITION.WITH THE ADVERSE DIMENSIONAL TOLERANCES OF THE SEAT BELT ANDRETRACTOR, A SMALL CHILD MAY NOT BE RESTRAINED BY THE BELT ASSEMBLY AS THELENGTH OF WEBBING EXTENDED MAY BE INSUFFICIENT TO PLACE THE RETRACTOR IN THELOCK-UP MODE.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND INSTALLING PROPER SEAT BELTS WHERENECESSARY).

Component

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Mfr Report Date19730701
NHTSA Campaign ID73V181000
NotesFORD CAMPAIGN NO H-OB.POSSIBILITY THAT THE 2V CARBURETOR USED ON 302, 351 AND400CID ENGINES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY HAVE MISALIGNMENT BETWEEN THETRANSMISSION LINKAGE LEVER AND ADJUSTING SCREW ASSEMBLY AND THE THROTTLE LEVERTAB.IF CONDITION EXISTS, IT MAY CAUSE CONTACT BETWEEN THE SCREW THREADS ANDTHE EDGE OF THE THROTTLE LEVER TAB AND CAUSE THROTTLE TO STICK IN AN OPENPOSITION.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REALIGNING LINKAGE WHERE NECESSARY).

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated January 2021


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