Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V192000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F-150

Year: 1999

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980608

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980805

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980811

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980824

Date Added To File: 19980827

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A SPEED CONTROL CABLE MAY NOT HAVE FULLY SEATED INTO THE ACCELERATOR BRACKET AT TIME OF INSTALLATION. IF THE CABLE IS NOT FULLY SEATED INTO THIS BRACKET, THE CABLE COULD SEPARATE FROM THE BRACKET.

Consequence Summary:
A LOOSE CABLE CAN RESULT IN THE THROTTLE NOT FULLY RETURNING TO IDLE AND CAUSE AN INCREASE IN STOPPING DISTANCE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL ADD A RETAINING CLIP TO THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE FITTING AT THE ACCELERATOR BRACKET.