Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 FORD F600

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V071000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F600

Year: 1990

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19901101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1400

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910612

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19910501

Date Added To File: 19910515

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE THROTTLE CABLE WHICH RUNS FROM THE ACCELERATOR TO THE GOVERNOR ASSEMBLY HOUSING MAY HAVE BEEN KINKED DURING ASSEMBLY, CAUSING EXCESSIVE WEAR OF THE CABLE HOUSING INNER LINING. THIS COULD RESULT IN EITHER FRACTURE OR STICKING OF THE CABLE.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE THROTTLE CABLE FRACTURES, ENGINE SPEED WILL RETURNTO IDLE. IF THE CABLE JAMS OR STICKS, THE ENGINE WILL REMAIN AT THE SPEED ATWHICH IT WAS RUNNING WHEN THE JAMMING OCCURRED. A STUCK THROTTLE COULD RESULT INLOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE THE GOVERNOR ASSEMBLIES, WHICH INCLUDE THE THROTTLE CABLE.