Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1985 FORD ESCORT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V054000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ESCORT

Year: 1985

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19850401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 10000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19850501

Date Added To File: 19850513

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE THROTTLE LEVER MAY NOT RETURN TO IDLE POSITION DUE TO MISALIGNMENT OF THE AIR CONDITIONER SHUT OFF SWITCH TO THE THROTTLE LEVER PIN. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A JAMMED THROTTLE COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF ACCELERATOR CONTROL, WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, AND AN ACCIDENT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
ADJUST SHUTOFF SWITCH AND ASSURE PROPER ALIGNMENT TO THROTTLE LEVER PIN.