FORD B600 1982: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES

Make : FORD Model : B600 Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1981-10-01 - 1982-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V087000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-10-20 Date Received by ODI: 1982-09-16 Date Added to Database: 1982-09-24
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 149
Summary:
      UNDER CERTAIN TOLERANCE CONDITIONS, THE ACCELERATOR ROD MAY COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE ACCELERATOR RETURN SPRING BRACKET, CREATING THE POSSIBILITY OF A MOMENTARY DELAY IN THE RETURN OF THE ACCELERATOR LINKAGE TO THE IDLE POSITION. THIS CONDITION IS MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR AT 3/4 THROTTLE BECAUSE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE ACCELERATOR ROD AND BRACKET IS AT A MINIMUM AT THIS POINT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL A NEW ACCELERATOR RETURN SPRING BRACKET WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH GASOLINE ENGINES AND "STURDY"ROAD SPEED GOVERNORS.SYSTEM: THROTTLE CONTROL AND LINKAGES; ACCELERATOR RETURN SPRING, BRACKET.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE DRIVER MAY EXPERIENCE BINDING IN THE ACCELERATORCONTROL SYSTEM WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.