Recalls

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Recall data for: 1992 FORD F700

NHTSA Campaign Number: 92V006000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F700

Year: 1992

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19911101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 190000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19920210

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19920114

Date Added To File: 19920306

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
WATER CAN ENTER THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CABLE. IF THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES, THE WATER IN THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CABLE CAN FREEZE AND CAUSE THE LATCH MECHANISM TO MALFUNCTION.

Consequence Summary:
THE MALFUNCTION OF THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CAN RESULT INTHREE DIFFERENT PROBLEMS: 1) THE DOOR WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE RELATCHED, 2) THEINSIDE DOOR HANDLE CAN BECOME INOPERATIVE, AND 3) THE DOOR COULD APPEAR TO BELATCHED WHEN IT IS NOT, ALLOWING THE DOOR TO OPEN UNEXPECTEDLY IF IT IS JARRED,AND INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE ADJACENT SEAT OCCUPANT.

Corrective Action:
REVISED DOOR RELEASE CABLES AND WATER SHIELDS WILL BE INSTALLED.