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Recall data for: 2000 FORD F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V017000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28

Make: FORD

Model: F-150

Year: 2000

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000807

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 738490

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050208

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20050127

Date Added To File: 20050127

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUP TRUCKS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION COULD LEAD TO A FIRE. FIRES HAVE OCCURRED WHILE THE VEHICLES WERE PARKED WITH THE IGNITION ‘OFF.’

Corrective Action:
AS AN INTERIM REPAIR, OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED. AS SOON AS REPLACEMENT PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EARLY APRIL 2005), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A NEW SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V388 AND 06V286)