F 250 4WD Pickup V8-351 5.8L VIN G 2-bbl (1984)
enclosed Form 1864) may have been built using those washers.
REASON FOR THE PROGRAM:
Some vehicles involved in this program were built with washers installed on the shoulder belt "D-ring" attaching bolts to increase the effective
load-bearing area of the attaching bolt heads. These bolts and washers were installed because of a temporary supply shortage of the proper attaching
bolts and in order not to delay unnecessarily the delivery of your new vehicle. Of course this temporary attachment measure provides the strength
required for the shoulder and lap belts to perform as intended by Ford; however, the "D-ring" trim covers could not be installed at the assembly plants,
and were placed in the glove box. Dealers now have the correct bolts to attach the shoulder belt "D-rings" to the vehicle so that the trim covers can be
DESCRIPTION OF FORD'S PROGRAM:
We ask that you return your vehicle to any Ford or Lincoln-Mercury dealership in your area as soon as possible. The dealer will install new "D-ring"
attaching bolts and the trim covers delivered in your glove box at no charge to you.
TO HAVE THIS SERVICE PERFORMED:
Please contact any Ford or Lincoln-Mercury dealership in your area to arrange an appointment for service. These dealerships have been advised of this
program and can assist you as necessary. We encourage you to have this service performed as soon as possible.
Present the enclosed Form 1864 to your dealership when this "D-ring" attachment service is performed. The form authorizes the dealer to perform this
service at no charge to you. After repairing your vehicle, the dealer will return the form to us verifying that the required service has been performed. If
you lose the Form 1864, the dealer will still repair your vehicle at no charge to you.
We appreciate your purchase of this vehicle and hope that this service program serves to assure your continued satisfaction and patronage.