Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1982 FORD ESCORT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 82V045000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ESCORT

Year: 1982

Component:
EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19810801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19820301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 113000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19820526

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19820511

Date Added To File: 19820517

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, A THERMAL LIMITER IN THE BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR CIRCUIT OF THE AIR CONDITIONER/HEATER ASSEMBLY MAY NOT FUNCTION AS INTENDED. IF THE BLOWER MOTOR BECOMES JAMMED WHEN THE SYSTEM IS OPERATING IN THE MEDIUM-LOW BLOWER SPEED, THE RESISTOR COILS CAN OVERHEAT CAUSING MELTING AND POSSIBLE IGNITION.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL REPLACE THE RESISTOR ASSEMBLY WITH AN IMPROVED VERSION WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.