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Recall data for: 2008 FORD F-350 CUTAWAY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V283000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F-350 CUTAWAY

Year: 2008

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Manufacturers Involved: WHEELED COACH INDUSTRIES

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20070515

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20080528

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 215

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080612

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: WHEELED COACH INDUSTRIES

Date Report Received By ODI: 20080627

Date Added To File: 20080627

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
WHEELED COACH IS RECALLING 215 MY 2008 F-350, F-450, AND F-550 RESCUE VEHICLES BUILT ON FORD CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH 6.4L DIESEL ENGINES. IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THAT THE CONNECTION OF THE MASTER SWITCH YELLOW 16GA WIRE TO THE OEM PTO ENABLE CIRCUIT DISRUPTS THE REGENERATION MODE WHEN THE MASTER SWITCH IS IN THE “ON” POSITION. THE REGENERATION MODE FAILURE WILL EVENTUALLY CAUSE THE 6.4L DIESEL ENGINE TO REDUCE POWER AND ENTER IN TO A LIMP HOME MODE.

Consequence Summary:
THE REGENERATION MODE FAILURE WILL CAUSE THE 6.4L DIESEL ENGINE TO REDUCE POWER INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
WHEELED COACH WILL MAIL OUT RELAY KITS ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO TAKE THEIR VEHICLE TO A SERVICE CENTER TO HAVE THE RELAY INSTALLED IF THEY SO DESIRE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 12, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WHEELED COACH AT 1-800-932-7077.