FORD B SERIES 1987: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

Make : FORD Model : B SERIES Year : 1987
Build Dates : 1986-08-01 - 1986-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V059000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-05-19 Date Received by ODI: 1987-04-27 Date Added to Database: 1987-04-30
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2060
Summary:
      DIESEL ENGINE GOVEERNOR LEVER ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY ASSEMBLED SO THAT ONE OR MORE OF THREE RETAINING PRONGS MAY NOT BE ENGAGED IN THE GOVERNOR LEVER PIVOT SHAFTS.
Consequence:
      SEPARATION OF ACCELERATOR LINKAGE AND RETURN SPRINGSCOULD OCCUR, CAUSING THE TIME FOR THE ENGINE TO RETURN TO IDLE FROM AN OPENTHROTTLE POSITION TO SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASE.
Remedy:
      REPLACE GOVERNOR LEVER ASSEMBLIES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: ENGINE GOVERNOR LEVER ASSEMBLIES/THROTTLE LINKAGE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCK AND BUS CHASSIS WITH 6.6L AND 7.8L DIESEL ENGINES.