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1976 Ford Torino Recall Information

Component

VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

NHTSA Campaign ID75V211000
NotesFORD CAMPAIGN NO 178.EQUIPPED WITH AIR CONDITIONING.POSSIBILITY WHENSHIFTING THE HEATER-DEFROSTER SYSTEM SELECTOR CONTROL FROM CERTAIN HEATING,VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING MODES TO THE DEFROST MODE IT MAY NOT ALWAYSRESPOND.SHOULD THIS OCCUR, THE MODE DOOR MAY NOT IMMEDIATELY MOVE TO DEFROSTPOSITION AND, DEFROST AIR WOULD NOT BE DISCHARGED TO THE WINDSHIELD.(CORRECTBY INSPECTING AND REPLACING VACUUM MOTORS AND INCORRECT COMPONENTS WHERENECESSARY).

Component

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

NHTSA Campaign ID76V067000
NotesFORD CAMPAIGN NO 192. POSSIBILITY THAT THE NYLON BUSHING IN THE ACCELERATORNCABLE MAY BECOME LOOSE DUE TO AN OVERSIZE RETAINING CLIP. A LOOSE BUSHING MAYLRESTRICT THE ACCELERATOR CABLE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE OR TO A LOWER SPEEDOR TO A SLOWER SPEED CONDITION, HOLDING CARBURETOR AT CONSTANT SPEED. SHOULDTHIS OCCUR, THE DRIVER CAN STOP THE VEHICLE BY APPLYING THE BRAKES, SHIFTINGTO NEUTRAL AND TURNING OFF THE IGNITION. (CORRECT BY INSPECTING THE BUSHINGBUSHING RETAINING CLIP WHERE NECESSARY.)

Component

PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

NHTSA Campaign ID75V167000
NotesFORD CAMPAIGN NO 168.POSSIBILITY THAT VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH IMPROPERLYTENSIONED PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS.VEHICLES WITH PARKING BRAKE TENSIONS SET TOOHIGH MAY EXPERIENCE REDUCED REAR BRAKE LINING LIFE, AND HIGH REAR BRAKETEMPERATURE RESULTING IN THE INABILITY TO COMPLETE SOME OF THE SERVICE BRAKEPERFORMANCE TESTS CONTAINED IN FMVSS 105.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND ADJUSTINGBRAKE CABLE TENSION TO PROPER SETTING).

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated January 2021


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