If a hub fractures, it may potentially detach from the wheel knuckle, resulting in the wheel being retained only by the brake caliper assembly. As a result, the wheel may separate from the vehicle potentially resulting in a crash.

Suspension — Front — Hub

Date Announced
JUN 26, 2007
Vehicles Affected
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On certain passenger vehicles, a front wheel bearing and hub assembly may fracture due to improper heat treatment.
Dealers will inspect both front wheel bearing and hub assemblies and replace them free of charge. The recall began on June 22, 2007. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
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