Ford L8501

Model L8501 made by Ford got 1 consumer complain as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to service brakes, hydraulic. . There was one recall concerning wheels .

Model 1998


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
98V120011FORD MOTOR COMPANYfrom 10/21/1997 to 12/18/1997V (Vehicle)11ODIFORD MOTOR COMPANY12/07/199801/11/1999
Defect SummaryVehicle description: trailers equipped with aftermarket aluminum dual wheels, 22.5x8.25, one-piece, tubeless, supplied by accuride/akw. certain design revisions combined with process conditions caused fatigue cracks in these wheels.
Consequence SummaryThis condition can cause failure of these wheels.
Corrective SummaryAccuride/akw will replace these wheels.
NotesAccuride/akw will conduct the owner notification and remedy campaign for this recall. owner notification began july 27, 1998. owners who do not have their wheels replaced free within a reasonable time should contact accuride/kaiser at 1-888-665-9189.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Brakes feel spongy or soft when pressure is applied to the brake pedal. consumer is concerned that the brake system would not stop vehicle in an emergency braking situation. dealership has not examined vehicle for this problem. *ak *jb