Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 FORD RANGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V234000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: RANGER

Year: 1990

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19891001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19891101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 4000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19891211

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19891222

Date Added To File: 19900104

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THROTTLE LEVER MAY CONTACT THROTTLE BODY AIR INLET TUBE, WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR THROTTLE REMAINING OPEN FOLLOWING RELEASE OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL FROM THE FULL-THROTTLE POSTION IN TRUCKS WITH 4.0 L ENGINES.

Consequence Summary:
UNCONTROLLED ACCELERATION COULD CREATE LACK OF CONTROLAND CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
MANUFACTURER WILL REPLACE AIR INLET TUBE WITH NEWLY DESIGNED REPLACEMENT WITH AN INCREASED THROTTLE LEVER-TO-INLET TUBE CLEARANCE.