Recalls

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Recall data for: 1997 FORD AEROSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V425000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S56

Make: FORD

Model: AEROSTAR

Year: 1997

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19960814

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19970822

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 36500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010223

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20001226

Date Added To File: 20010102

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Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L ENGINES. AN ACCELERATOR CABLE WAS KINKED DURING INSTALLATION, CAUSING THE CORE WIRES TO EVENTUALLY FRAY.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD INCREASE THE FRICTION IN THE CABLE, CAUSING THE THROTTLE TO BE SLOW TO RETURN TO IDLE. THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A STUCK THROTTLE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW ACCELERATOR CABLE.