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Recall data for: 2002 FORD FOCUS SVT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 02V117000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 02S37

Make: FORD

Model: FOCUS SVT

Year: 2002

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20011106

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20020408

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 534

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20020425

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20020418

Date Added To File: 20020424

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT WITH MANUAL TRANSAXLES, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE TO HANG UP AT THE THROTTLE BODY BRACKET DURING HIGH, WIDE OPEN THROTTLE OPERATION, PREVENTING THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO THE CLOSED POSITION WHEN THE ACCELERATOR IS RELEASED.

Consequence Summary:
IF THIS CONDITION WERE TO OCCUR, IT MAY BE NECESSARY TO DEPRESS THE CLUTCH AND APPLY THE BRAKE TO BRING THE VEHICLE TO A STOP.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE BODY AND CHECK FOR PROPER OPERATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 25, 2002. 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 FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.