Recall Notice

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

1979 Ford Thunderbird (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 Thunderbird (5/15/1979)  

Campaign Number: 79V117000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH BRAKE PUSH-ROD TO BRAKE PEDAL RETAINING PINS WHICH WERE NOT HEAT-TREATED AS SPECIFIED. THIS COULD ALLOW THE BRAKE PEDAL TO BECOME DISENGAGED FROM THE PUSH-ROD.

Defect:

Corrective Action: DEALER WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT BRAKE RETAINING PIN.

1979 Ford Thunderbird (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 Thunderbird (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 THUNDERBIRD for sale

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1979 FORD THUNDERBIRD

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 43340 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Blue
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Location: Harrison, AR

$5,995

1979 FORD THUNDERBIRD

  • Bodystyle: N/A
  • Mileage: 123345 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Blue
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Milwaukee, WI

$39,995

1979 FORD THUNDERBIRD HERITAGE

  • Bodystyle: N/A
  • Mileage: 1049 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Quogue, NY

$3,900

1979 FORD THUNDERBIRD

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 85300 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Location: Skiatook, OK

$39,995

1979 FORD THUNDERBIRD

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 1049 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Calverton, NY

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1979 FORD THUNDERBIRD

  • Bodystyle: N/A
  • Mileage: 59242 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Location: Rock Hill, SC
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