Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD SUPERCAB

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V056000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: SUPERCAB

Year: 1999

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19971020

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980216

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 4000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980316

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980312

Date Added To File: 19980319

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SUPERCAB PICKUP TRUCKS. THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE IS TAPED TO THE NEGATIVE CABLE WHICH CONTAINS A CLIP TO SECURE THE ASSEMBLY TO THE SIDE FRAME RAIL. IF INCORRECTLY POSITIONED, THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE CAN CONTACT THE AIR CONDITIONING COMPRESSOR PULLEY.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE CABLE WEARS, A COMPLETE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM FAILURE CAN OCCUR AND POTENTIAL SPARKING AND/OR IGNITION OF FLAMMABLE MATERIAL.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND/OR MODIFY THE BATTERY CABLE CLIPS TO ENSURE THAT THEY ARE PROPERLY LOCATED.