Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 FORD AEROSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V028000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S01

Make: FORD

Model: AEROSTAR

Year: 1995

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19940627

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19940831

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 23097

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990407

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19990209

Date Added To File: 19990216

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS. HEAT GENERATION IN THE WIRING HARNESS TO THE FUEL PUMP/SENDER ASSEMBLY CAN CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT. THE VEHICLE COULD EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF POWER AND BECOME IMMOBILIZED AND THE FUEL GAUGE MAY BE ERRATIC.

Consequence Summary:
HEAT DAMAGE, INCLUDING MELTING OR CHARRING OF THE FUEL PUMP AND SENDER ASSEMBLY WIRE HARNESS AND ASSOCIATED WIRING HARNESSES CAN ALSO RESULT. THE SHORT CIRCUIT COULD ALSO HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED JUMPER HARNESS IN THE FUEL PUMP GROUND CIRCUIT THAT WILL BE INSTALLED AT THE FUEL PUMP INERTIA SHUT-OFF SWITCH.