FORD B600 1981: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : FORD Model : B600 Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-07-01 - 1981-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V072000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-06-29 Date Received by ODI: 1981-06-15 Date Added to Database: 1981-06-19
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11700
Summary:
      THE PRIMARY CIRCUIT CONNECTION, WHICH PROVIDES PRIMARY ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE ENGINE, COULD DETERIORATE DUE TO HIGH CURRENT DRAW PRODUCED BY BUILDER-INSTALLED EQUIPMENT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE MAIN CAB WIRING HARNESS ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WILL BE MODIFIED TO ELIMINATE DETERIORATION AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; PRIMARY CIRCUIT CONNECTOR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: DEPENDING ON THE DEGREE OF DETERIORATION PRESENT,INTERMITTENT OR COMPLETE LOSS OF ALL VEHICLE ELECTRICAL POWER COULD RESULT.THIS WOULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STOP RUNNING AND POWER STEERING ASSIST AND POWERASSIST FOR HYDRAULIC BRAKES WOULD BE LOST, IF THE VEHICLE IS SO EQUIPPED. THESEFAILURES COULD OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: VEHICLE SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM SERVICE UNTIL THE PROBLEM IS CORRECTED.