Recalls

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Recall data for: 2006 FORD F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06V033000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 06C11

Make: FORD

Model: F-150

Year: 2006

Component:
INTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050329

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20051213

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 211432

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060227

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20060206

Date Added To File: 20060208

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 135

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH EITHER THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 105, ‘HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS’ OR FMVSS NO. 135, ‘PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS.’ THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A SOFTWARE ERROR IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER.

Consequence Summary:
THIS ERROR COULD PREVENT THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) WARNING LIGHT FROM ILLUMINATING IF THE ABS MODULE EVER BECAME INOPERATIVE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IN THESE VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 27, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.