Year: 1973 Make: FORD Model: Thunderbird

Number of OPEN Recalls 4


NHTSA Recall Number:  73V177000
Recall Date:  28 August 1973

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MANUFACTURER NOTES
FORD CAMPAIGN NO H-OA. POSSIBILITY THAT THE STARTER CABLE WAS IMPROPERLYROUTED DURING ASSEMBLY. IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE PROTECTIVE SLEEVE ANDCABLE WILL RUB AGAINST THE EDGE OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION RIGHT UPPER CONTROL ARMAND CAN WEAR THROUGH AND RESULT IN A BATTERY VOLTAGE SHORT TO THE UPPER ARM.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REROUTING CABLE TO PRECLUDE CONTACT WITH UPPER ARM).

NHTSA Recall Number:  72V272000
Recall Date:  08 November 1972

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FORD CAMPAIGN NO H-5C. EQUIPPED W/429-4V ENGINES. POSSIBILITY THAT CARBURETORMAY LEAK FUEL FROM AROUND POWER VALVE RESTRICTOR PLUG. IF CONDITION EXISTS,COULD DRAIN FUEL BOWL DURING ENGINE SHUTDOWN AND RESULT IN DELAYED STARTING.THERE IS ALSO POSSIBILITY OF FUMES FROM LEAKING FUEL WHICH COULD BE IGNITEDSHOULD SPARK OCCUR. (CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLACING WHERE NECESSARY. )

NHTSA Recall Number:  72V240000
Recall Date:  29 September 1972

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FORD CAMPAIGN NO H-5B. W/POWER STEERING. POSSIBILITY THAT POWER STEERING GEARASSEMBLIES WERE BUILT WITH WORM AND VALVE ASSEMBLY TORSION ROD LOCK PININADVERTENTLY OMITTED. IF CONDITION EXISTS, COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERINGCONTROL. (CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND INSTALLING PIN WHERE NECESSARY. )

NHTSA Recall Number:  73V077000
Recall Date:  29 March 1973

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FORD CAMPAIGN NO H/6-8G. POSSIBILITY THAT DURING ASSEMBLY THE INCORRECT SIZETIRES WERE INSTALLED. TIRES SIZE HR78X15 MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED INSTEAD OFSIZE LR78X15. (CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLACE WITH PROPER SIZE WHERENECESSARY. )