FORD B600 1981: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Make : FORD Model : B600 Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1981-08-01 - 1982-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V119000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-01-03 Date Received by ODI: 1982-12-07 Date Added to Database: 1982-12-13
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4617
Summary:
      THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH AN INCORRECT END CLAMP ON THE HAND THROTTLE ACTUATING CABLE. UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, PERTAINING TO THE CLAMP-TO-THROTTLE CABLE ORIENTATION AND DISTANCES OF THE CABLE TO GOVERNOR SHAFT, THE THROTTLE CABLE END CLAMP MAY INTERFERE WITH THE OUTBOARD ACCELERATOR.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT HAND THROTTLE CLAMP FOR INTERFERENCE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THESE CLAMPS FREE OF CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS AND BUSES EQUIPPED WITH 8.2 LITER DIESEL ENGINESAND OPTIONAL HAND THROTTLE CONTROLS.SYSTEM: FUEL; HAND THROTTLE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF SUCH INTERFERENCE OCCURS, THE THROTTLE MAY NOTRETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION UPON RELEASE OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL, POSSIBLYCAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.