Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 FORD AEROSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V029000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S02

Make: FORD

Model: AEROSTAR

Year: 1995

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910812

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19970822

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 762201

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990319

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. THESE VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH A HIGHER THAN SPECIFIED ELECTRICAL LOAD THROUGH THE ACCESSORY POWER FEED CIRCUIT. THE POTENTIAL FOR CONTACT BETWEEN THE B2 (BATTERY), A2 (ACCESSORY), AND P1 (PROOF) CIRCUITS CAN OCCUR, CREATING A SHORT CIRCUIT, ALLOWING CURRENT TO FLOW THROUGH THE GROUND WIRE.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CAN CAUSE OVER HEATING AND THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A JUMPER HARNESS WITH A RELAY WHICH WILL RE-ROUTE AND ACTIVATE ALL A2 ACCESSORIES THROUGH THE RELAY.