FORD B600 1994: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

Make : FORD Model : B600 Year : 1994
Build Dates : 1992-01-15 - 1994-05-02
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 97V124000
Date Owner's Notified: 1997-09-30 Date Received by ODI: 1997-08-04 Date Added to Database: 1997-08-07
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2500
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, BUS CHASSIS-COWL, AND BASIC CHASSIS MODELS EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS 5.9L 160 HORSEPOWER ROTARY INJECTION PUMP DIESEL ENGINES. THE ACCELERATOR RETURN SPRINGS CAN FRACTURE.
Consequence:
      THE ACCELERATOR MAY NOT RETURN TO IDLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE SPRINGS WITH A TORSION SPRING DESIGN.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 30, 1997.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.