Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1979 Ford Ranchero vehicles

1979 Ford Ranchero (3/6/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08E019000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: INTERCONTINENTAL AUTO PARTS IS RECALLING 1,937 FUEL FILTERS, P/NOS ALG 44/1 AND PUROLATOR F10024, SHIPPED BETWEEN JANUARY 14 AND FEBRUARY 13, 2008, SOLD FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FILTER'S OUTLET CAP MAY NOT BE SECURELY CRIMPED TO THE HOUSING. THIS COULD RESULT IN A SEPARATION OF FILTER'S OUTLET CAP FROM THE HOUSING.

Defect: IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS WHILE ATTEMPTING TO START THE VEHICLE, A NO START CONDITION MAY RESULT AND FUEL MAY BE PUMPED ONTO THE GROUND. IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, THE ENGINE MAY STOP DUE TO INADEQUATE FUEL SUPPLY. IF AN IGNITION SOURCE WERE PRESENT, FUEL LEAKAGE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: INTERCONTINENTAL WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING MARCH 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT INTERCONTINENTAL AT 800-451-2593.

1979 Ford Ranchero (1/9/1979)  

Campaign Number: 79V013000

Component Name: SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH INCORRECT WELD NUTS THAT ATTACH THE REAR PORTION OF THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT TRACK TO THE FLOOR PAN. THE INCORRECT NUTS HAVE AN OVERSIZE DIAMETER AND THREAD, AND UPON FRONT SEAT TRACK ANCHOR BOLT INSTALLATION, THE THREADS MAY HAVE BEEN STRIPPED.

Defect:

Corrective Action: THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPAIR ANY STRIPPED WELD NUTS AND INSTALL LARGER SIZE BOLTS TO ANCHOR THE SEAT TRACK TO THE FLOOR AT NO COST TO OWNER.

1979 Ford Ranchero (12/21/1978)  

Campaign Number: 78V269000

Component Name: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: THE STEERING GEARS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED SECTOR SHAFTS FROM WHICH THE THREADED PORTIONS OF THE SHAFTS MAY FRACTURE AND SEPARATE. SHOULD THE SECTOR SHAFT FRACTURE, THE PITMAN ARM MAY DISENGAGE FROM THE SPLINED PORTION OF THE SECTOR SHAFT.

Defect:

Corrective Action: THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY OR INSTALL A NEW SECTOR SHAFT IN THE STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY.

1979 Ford Ranchero (10/23/1978)  

Campaign Number: 78V237000

Component Name: WHEELS

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: DUE TO AN ERROR IN THE VEHICLE ASSEMBLY COMPUTER BROADCAST PROGRAM, THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE EQUIPPED WITH 14X5.5 INCH WHEEL RIMS WHICH WERE INTENDED FOR USE ON PASSENGER CARS. THE TIRES WERE NOT MARKED WITH THE INFORMATION SPECIFIED BY FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS". AS A RESULT, A NON-COMPLIANCE EXISTS TO THIS STANDARD.

Defect:

Corrective Action: THE EXISTING 14X5.5 INCH WHEELS WILL BE REPLACED WITH 14X6.0 INCH WHEELS.

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1979 Ford Ranchero

$8,500

1979 FORD RANCHERO

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 85000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Red
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Location: Omaha, NE

1979 Ford Ranchero

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1979 FORD RANCHERO

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 39560 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Location: Gresham, OR

1979 Ford Ranchero

$11,500

1979 FORD RANCHERO

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 85699 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Location: N/A

1979 Ford Ranchero

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1979 FORD RANCHERO

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Location: Portland, OR

1979 Ford Ranchero

$2,500

1979 FORD RANCHERO

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Location: N/A

1979 Ford Ranchero

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1979 FORD RANCHERO

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Location: Spokane, WA
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