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Recall data for: 1999 FORD F SUPER DUTY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V070000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F SUPER DUTY

Year: 1999

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19971201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980312

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980513

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980401

Date Added To File: 19980409

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 AT TEMPERATURES OF 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND BELOW, CAN FREEZE. THE ICE COULD PREVENT THE ACCELERATOR FROM RETURN 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.