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Recall data for: 1999 FORD F SUPER DUTY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V304000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F SUPER DUTY

Year: 1999

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980105

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19981109

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 19187

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19981228

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19981202

Date Added To File: 19981202

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOME CHASSIS. THE ACCELERATOR CABLE IS SUSCEPTIBLE TO FREEZING. WATER CAN ACCUMULATE IN THE END FITTING AND CAN FREEZE AT TEMPERATURES OF 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND BELOW. THE ICE COULD PREVENT THE ACCELERATOR FROM RETURNING TO IDLE.

Consequence Summary:
INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE WOULD BE REQUIRED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR CABLE WITH A REVISED ACCELERATOR CABLE.