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Recall data for: 2006 FORD LCF

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06V471000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 06S47

Make: FORD

Model: LCF

Year: 2006

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20040804

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20060330

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 5028

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070213

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20061212

Date Added To File: 20061212

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN LOW CAB FORWARD CHASSIS TRUCKS, THE UNSEALED INJECTION PRESSURE REGULATOR CONNECTOR IS EXPOSED TO THE OUTSIDE ENVIRONMENT DUE TO ITS LOCATION ON THE BACK OF THE ENGINE AND THE ENGINE’S LOCATION IN THE VEHICLE. THE CONNECTOR HAS A HEAT INSULATION SLEEVE THAT MAY RETAIN WATER AROUND THE CONNECTOR.

Consequence Summary:
OVER TIME, THE COLLECTED WATER MAY POTENTIALLY CORRODE THE CONNECTOR LEADS RESULTING IN VARIOUS ENGINE PERFORMANCE CONCERNS INCLUDING; RUNNING ROUGH, DIFFICULT OR UNABLE TO BE STARTED, OR ENGINE STALL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE INJECTION PRESSURE REGULATOR CONNECTOR, INSPECT FOR CORROSION, AND REPLACE THE HEAT INSULATION. IF CORROSION IS PRESENT, THE CONNECTOR WILL BE REPLACED. IF CORROSION IS NOT PRESENT, DIELECTRIC GREASE WILL BE APPLIED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 13, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.