Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 FORD ESCORT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90V076000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ESCORT

Year: 1991

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19900201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19900401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 6000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19900417

Date Added To File: 19900430

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
INTERFERENCE OCCUR BETWEEN BOLT THAT SECURES A FUEL LINE SHIELD TO THE LOWER PORTION OF THE DASH PANEL AND THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD CAUSE THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL TO STICK AT THE WIDE OPEN THROTTLE POSITION AND RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL WITH THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
CUT OFF EXTRA LENGTH OF BOLT THAT PROTRUDES ABOVE SURFACE OF WELD NUT TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE.