Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 FORD LN8000

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V143000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: LN8000

Year: 1995

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19930301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19940801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 29000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19951025

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950802

Date Added To File: 19950810

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE HAND THROTTLE CABLE CAN WEAR THE BRASS SWIVEL BLOCK ON THE GOVERNOR LEVER THROUGH WHICH IT PASSES.

Consequence Summary:
THIS WEAR CAN RESULT IN THE GOVERNOR JAMMING IN THEDAMAGED SWIVEL AND COULD PREVENT THE GOVERNOR LEVER FROM RETURNING TO THE IDLE POSITION.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED GOVERNOR LEVER WITH A STAINLESS STEEL SWIVEL. ALSO LETTERS WILL BE SENT TO VEHICLE OWNERS THAT HAVE THE SAME VEHICLES BUT DO NOT HAVE A FORD INSTALLED HAND THROTTLE ADVISING THEM THAT THEY MAY REQUIRE SERVICE IF THEY HAVE HAD AN AFTER MARKET HAND THROTTLE INSTALLED.