FORD B600 1994: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : FORD Model : B600 Year : 1994
Build Dates : 1993-08-01 - 1994-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 95V092000
Date Owner's Notified: 1995-08-04 Date Received by ODI: 1995-05-09 Date Added to Database: 1995-05-18
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 13000
Summary:
      A CONNECTOR IN THE WIRING WHERE THE TILT HOOD MOUNTED LAMPS ATTACH TO THE VEHICLE WIRING HARNESS WAS BUILT WITHOUT SEALING PLUGS. MOISTURE, ROAD SALT OR OTHER CONTAMINANTS CAN ENTER THE CONNECTION RESULTING IN CROSSED CIRCUITS, SHORTS OR CORROSION OF THE WIRING OF THE CONNECTOR.
Consequence:
      THE HEADLAMPS OR OTHER FRONT-END LIGHTING SYSTEMS CAN MALFUNCTION AS A RESULT OF THIS CONDITION INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CONNECTOR AND INSTALL SEALING PLUGS IN THE OPEN CAVITIES. IF THE INSPECTION REVEALS CORROSION, A NEW CONNECTOR WILL BE INSTALLED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; WIRING; OTHER PART.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT AND MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS, CHASSIS-CABS AND COWL-CHASSIS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UP0N SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.