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Recall data for: 1993 FORD CF7000

NHTSA Campaign Number: 93V160000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: CF7000

Year: 1993

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19920301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19930501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 20000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19931223

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19930927

Date Added To File: 19930929

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
AS A RESULT OF INHERENT VIBRATION IN THESE ENGINES, THE THROTTLE RETURN SPRINGS CAN FRACTURE.

Consequence Summary:
IF ONE OF THE TWO RETURN SPRINGS FRACTURES WHILE THEVEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN, A SUBSTANTIAL REDUCTION IN ACCELERATOR PEDAL EFFORTWOULD BE FELT. IF THE SECOND SPRING ALSO FRACTURES, THE THROTTLE WOULD NOTRETURN TO IDLE POSITION AND CAN RESULT IN INCREASED ENGINE SPEED AND THEPOSSIBILITY OF LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
THE THROTTLE RETURN CONTROL SYSTEM WITH THE COIL TORSION SPRING DESIGN WILL BE REPLACED.