Insider Header
FocusOn Landscapers | FocusOn Equipment Rentals | FocusOn Mining, Aggregates & Construction | FocusOn Land Improvement Contractors
Trending Industry Stories
The FTC Votes Unanimously to Enforce Right to Repair
Sany Becomes No. 1 in Excavators Sales Globally
World’s Top 200 Contractors Ranked - International Construction Magazine
Easy Rooter® Power Drain Cleaner Job Tested Tough
Heavy Equipment Dealers Increase Profitability with GPS Tracking
Mclaren Racing Launches Multi-Year Partnership With Stanley Black & Decker
Infrastructure Investment to Create More Than 100,000 Equipment Manufacturing Jobs
Vermeer To Expand Plant And Hire At Least 100 More Iowa Employees
Commercial Grade, Built For Professionals
Herc Holdings Reports 37% Increase in Equipment Rental Revenue in Q2
DeWalt Survey: 70% U.S. Homeowners Are Planning or Considering Home Improvements as an Alternative to Moving
H&E EQUIPMENT SERVICES Announces Sale Of Crane Business To The Manitowoc Company For $130 Million
Electric Leaf Blowers Are Coming To San Francisco






2021 Ford F-Series Super Duty Trucks Recalled Because Front Wheels Could Fall Off

Original source: Autoblog


Ford is recalling 17,616 F-Series Super Duty vehicles because there’s a chance the tire and wheel assembly will detach from the front axle. The specific vehicles included are all equipped with the front-wheel hub extenders and dual rear wheels. 

Owners of these 2021 models should be on the lookout for a recall notification from Ford: F-350, F-450, F-550 and F-600. Ford says that owners of the affected vehicles are being instructed to not drive their vehicles for the time being. The problem stems from improper torquing of the front wheel hub extender nuts. Here’s how Ford describes it.

“Due to a supplier process error, the automated torque station for tightening and verifying the torque of the nuts joining the front wheel hub extender to the rotor may have been bypassed at the supplier axle assembly facility. The nuts connecting the front wheel hub extender to the rotor may not have been tightened to specification.”

Ford says that you might notice “vibration and noise while driving” as the nuts come loose. The owner notification letters are expected to be mailed out by today, June 14. Dealers will inspect the nuts on both sides and tighten them to the correct specification if they’re not already.

There are currently two owner reports of a front wheel detaching while the truck is in motion. However, no injuries or accidents are currently associated with this issue. If you own one of these vehicles, do be careful until the recall work can be done. Per usual with recalls, there will be no charge for the service.

... GO TO Front Wheels Could Fall Off TO READ MORE

Google Email Twitter Linkedin Facebook

The FocusOn Group

FocusOn Landscapers
FocusOn Equipment Rentals & Retailers
FocusOn Mining, Aggregates & Construction
FocusOn Land Improvement Contractors

The FocusOn Industry Insider, bringing you breaking news and information relevant to your industry.

We hope you enjoy this no charge service for FocusOn subscribers. Suggestions for making the Insider better?

Would you like to advertise with us?
Advertising Inquiry
Email to a friend Subscribe Advertise