Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1998 FORD F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V007000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 97S96

Make: FORD

Model: F-150

Year: 1998

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19951129

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19971102

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 45000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980330

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980121

Date Added To File: 19980126

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A 4.2L ENGINE AND ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, MONTANA, NORTH DAKOTA, MINNESOTA, WISCONSIN, NEW YORK, VERMONT, NEW HAMPSHIRE, MAINE, MICHIGAN, IDAHO, WYOMING, SOUTH DAKOTA, COLORADO, NEBRASKA, KANSAS, IOWA, MISSOURI, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, AND MASSACHUSETTS. THE THROTTLE IS UNABLE TO RETURN TO IDLE DUE TO ICE FORMING IN THE THROTTLE BODY WHEN THE TEMPERATURE RANGES FROM -10 TO -40 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT.

Consequence Summary:
INCREASED BRAKE PEDAL EFFORTS OR SOME INCREASE IN STOPPING DISTANCE COULD RESULT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED PCV SYSTEM ON THESE VEHICLES.