Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 FORD BRONCO II

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V116000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: BRONCO II

Year: 1986

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19850801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 7886

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19850924

Date Added To File: 19850930

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL WIRING HARNESS INSULATION MAY BE DAMAGED DUE TO COPPER SPIKES PRODUCED DURING THE WELDING OF ITS WIRES. THIS CREATES A POTENTIAL FOR A SHORT CIRCUIT BETWEEN THE WIRES WHICH ENERGIZE THE FUEL PUMP, CAUSING SOME FUEL INJECTORS TO OPEN, DISCHARGING FUEL INTO THE ENGINE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: FUEL DISCHARGED INTO THE ENGINE WOULD EVENTUALLY LEAK THROUGH THE EXHAUST SYSTEM TO THE GROUND. THIS COULD RESULT IN A FIRE IF A SOURCE OF IGNITION IS PRESENT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
REPAIR WIRING HARNESS, CHECK ENGINE AND CATALYST FOR DAMAGE.