FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1992: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : FORD Model : CROWN VICTORIA Year : 1992
Build Dates : 1992-02-05 - 1992-11-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 99V124000
Date Owner's Notified: 1999-05-20 Date Received by ODI: 1999-05-19 Date Added to Database: 1999-05-20
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S15
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 262695
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH CAN DEVELOP A RESISTIVE SHORT IN THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT THAT COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE. A FIRE IS POSSIBLE BOTH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS RUNNING AND WHEN THE VEHICLE ENGINE IS OFF. ALSO, THE SHORT COULD DISABLE THE SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM OR CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHT FUSE TO OPEN.
Consequence:
      A FIRE CAN ORIGINATE IN THE LEFT FRONT UNDERHOOD AREA.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH AND CONNECTOR SHELL. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 20, 1999.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FORD RECALL NO. 99S15.THIS RECALL HAS BEEN SUPERSEDES BY FORD RECALL NO. 05S28 'PLEASE SEE 05V017, 05V388, 06V286 AND 07V336'. 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 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.