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Recall data for: 2000 FORD F-650

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V229002

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00V02

Make: FORD

Model: F-650

Year: 2000

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19990301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000331

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20000818

Date Added To File: 20000823

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ALLISON 1000 OR 2400 SERIES TRANSMISSIONS. THESE TRANSMISSIONS CAN EXPERIENCE PARK PAWL TO REAR COVER INTERFERENCE DUE TO AN OUT OF FLATNESS CONDITION.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD CAUSE NON-ENGAGEMENT OF THE PARK PAWL WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT SELECTOR IS MOVED TO THE PARK POSITION, RESULTING IN UNINTENDED VEHICLE MOVEMENT AND A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Corrective Action:
ALLISON TRANSMISSION IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE TRANSMISSION FROM THE VEHICLE, REPLACE THE PARK PAWL, AND REINSTALL THE TRANSMISSION IN THE VEHICLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ALLISON AT 1-800-252-5283 OR FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.