Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2010 FORD ODYSSEY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V044000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ODYSSEY

Year: 2010

Component:
EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Manufacturers Involved: TURTLE TOP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20080211

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20111026

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 133

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120321

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Turtle Top

Date Report Received By ODI: 20120202

Date Added To File: 20120208

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
TURTLE TOP IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2008 THROUGH 2011 ODYSSEY, ODYSSEY XL, AND ODYSSEY LT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 11, 2008, THROUGH OCTOBER 26, 2011, AND BUILT ON FORD, GENERAL MOTORS, AND FREIGHTLINER CHASSIS, EQUIPPED WITH A CARRIER CORPORATION GEN V EM-1 EVAPORATOR. THE EM-1 EVAPORATORS CONTAIN A FUSE HOLDER IN THE MOTOR ASSEMBLY WHICH DUE TO TIME, TEMPERATURE, AND/OR VIBRATION MAY CAUSE THE FUSE TO LOOSEN IN THE FUSE HOLDER, RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE AND ARCING.

Consequence Summary:
IF SUFFICIENT ARCING OCCURS, THE FUSE HOLDER MAY MELT AND POTENTIALLY CAUSE A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
TURTLE TOP WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO OBTAIN THE RETROFIT KIT FROM CARRIER ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 21, 2012. (SEE CARRIER’S RECALL CAMPAIGN 11E-003.) OWNERS MAY CONTACT CARRIER AT 1-800-348-7440.