Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1987 FORD F SERIES (MEDIUM)

NHTSA Campaign Number: 87V059000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F SERIES (MEDIUM)

Year: 1987

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19860801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19861101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2060

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19870519

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19870427

Date Added To File: 19870430

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
DIESEL ENGINE GOVEERNOR LEVER ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY ASSEMBLED SO THAT ONE OR MORE OF THREE RETAINING PRONGS MAY NOT BE ENGAGED IN THE GOVERNOR LEVER PIVOT SHAFTS.

Consequence Summary:
SEPARATION OF ACCELERATOR LINKAGE AND RETURN SPRINGSCOULD OCCUR, CAUSING THE TIME FOR THE ENGINE TO RETURN TO IDLE FROM AN OPENTHROTTLE POSITION TO SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASE.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE GOVERNOR LEVER ASSEMBLIES.