Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1998 FORD RANGER EV

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V079000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: RANGER EV

Year: 1998

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19971201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 26

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980427

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980421

Date Added To File: 19980428

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY ELECTRIC PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH THE OPTIONAL TRACTION BATTERY HEATER SYSTEM. THIS BATTERY HEATER COULD HAVE A LOOSE CRIMP CONNECTION WHERE THE POWER WIRES ARE ATTACHED TO ONE OF THE HEATER ELEMENTS.

Consequence Summary:
THE LOOSE CONNECTION COULD ARC IGNITING SURROUNDING MATERIALS.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL DISABLE THE BATTERY PACK HEATERS.