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1999 Ford E-350 Latches/locks/linkages Recall 99V046000
NHTSA: Action Number: N/A Service Bulletin Number: 99V046000
- Report Date:
Mar 15, 1999
- Potential Units Affected:
Ford Motor Company
Summary: Vehicle description: utility vans equipped with the "60/40" hinged side cargo doors. The strikers for the 60/40 door single latch system were found to contain stress cracks at the striker wire lower stake joint. Strikers with stress cracks may not meet the requirements of fmvss no. 206, "door locks and door retention components. "
Consequence: In the event of a crash, the door strikers may not hold the door, increasing the risk of personal injury or property damage.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the door striker.
Notes: Owner notification began april 7, 1999. 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).