FORD AEROSTAR 1986: SEATS

Make : FORD Model : AEROSTAR Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1985-05-01 - 1986-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 88V145000
Date Owner's Notified: 1988-10-13 Date Received by ODI: 1988-09-02 Date Added to Database: 1988-09-09
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 90000
Summary:
      WIRING FOR THE POWER LUMBAR SEAT SYSTEM WAS ROUTED DIRECTLY BENEATH THE SEAT CUSHION SPRINGS AND MAY BE ABRADED BY THE SPRINGS.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT WHICH MAY CREATESUFFICIENT HEAT TO START A FIRE IN THE SEAT CUSHION PAD AND/OR TRIM COVER.
Remedy:
      INSTALL A FUSE WITHIN THE POWER LUMBAR ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: WIRING FOR POWER LUMBAR SEATS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE VEHICLES AND TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH POWER LUMBARSEAT ADJUSTERS IN THE FRONT SEATS.