Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 FORD F700

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V111000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F700

Year: 1995

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19940301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19960823

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3300

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19971103

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19970714

Date Added To File: 19970729

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 7.0L LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) ENGINE OR 7.0L EFI (GASOLINE) ENGINE WITH THE OPTIONAL CAB FLOOR PAN REINFORCEMENT. THE ENGINE WIRING HARNESS OR BATTERY CABLE CAN BE PINCHED BETWEEN THE OPTIONAL CAB REINFORCEMENT AND THE FRAME CAUSING AN ABRASION WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT.

Consequence Summary:
A SHORT CIRCUIT CAN CAUSE OVERHEATING AND ARCING.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE REINFORCEMENT(S) AND, IF NECESSARY, REPOSITION THE ENGINE WIRING HARNESS (INCLUDING INSTALLATION OF THE REVISED ENGINE WIRE HARNESS RETENTION BRACKET) AND BATTERY CABLE.