ANNOUNCEMENT: The Car Book 2018 is now online!

Ratings on over 1,000 new & used models going back 5 years, from the Center from Auto Safety. Learn more about The Car Book 2018 here.

Cracks in the slip yoke would progress over time and the slip yoke could fracture without warning while the vehicle is being driven allowing the drive shaft to separate from the vehicle increasing the risk of a crash.

Power Train — Driveline — Driveshaft

Summary
Ford is recalling 3,331 MY 2008 E-350 vehicles built with a 138 inch wheel base. The drive shaft may have been manufactured with a slip yoke that has cracks. The effect of the cracks on fatigue performance is variable, but on some yokes with cracks, the performance is reduced below design specification.
Actions
Dealers will have the drive shaft inspected for manufacturing date and replace it free of charge. The recall began on April 14, 2008. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Documents (13)

Click a tab for more information.

Date Announced
APR 11, 2008
Vehicles Affected
3,331
Ford Recall #
08S04
NHTSA Campaign #
08V165000
Find something helpful? Spread the word.

Become a Fan & Spread the Word