Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1997 FORD F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V147000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F-150

Year: 1997

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19960216

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19960304

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 15500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19971006

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19970909

Date Added To File: 19970916

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. THE TRANSMISSION BRACKET END FITTING CAN SEPARATE FROM THE SHIFT CABLE ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN OPERATOR INABILITY TO SHIFT THE TRANSMISSION FROM ONE OF THE DRIVE GEAR POSITIONS INTO THE PARK POSITION.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN UNINTENDED VEHICLE MOVEMENT IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT SET.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW TRANSMISSION SHIFT CONTROL CABLE.