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Recall data for: 2008 FORD F-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V140000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 07S50

Make: FORD

Model: F-350

Year: 2008

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20061218

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20070128

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1022

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070403

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20070326

Date Added To File: 20070327

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A 6.4L DIESEL ENGINE, INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE OF THE BATTERY POSITIVE (B+) WIRE TO THE RIGHT HAND SPLASH SHIELD BOLT MAY RESULT IN THE BATTERY B+ WIRE CONTACTING THE SPLASH SHIELD BOLT.

Consequence Summary:
LONG TERM CONTACT COULD CAUSE WIRE CHAFE, RESULTING IN COPPER WIRE BEING EXPOSED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE BATTERY B+ WIRE COULD SHORT TO GROUND INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BATTERY B+ WIRE LOCATION AND, IF NECESSARY, REPOSITION THE WIRE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.