Unexpected air bag deployment can result in personal injury.

Air Bags — Frontal — Sensor/Control Module

Summary
Vehicle description: Light duty trucks. The cast tow hooks changes the crash pulse of the vehicle in frontal barrier impacts and the air bag sensor was not calibrated to this new crash pulse which may cause the air bags to deploy in lower speed impacts than design intent.
Actions
Dealers will replace the cast tow hooks with forged hooks.
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Date Announced
DEC 01, 1998
Vehicles Affected
20
Ford Recall #
98S34
NHTSA Campaign #
98V303000
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