FORD ESCORT 1981: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Make : FORD Model : ESCORT Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-08-01 - 1980-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V133000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-10-01 Date Received by ODI: 1980-10-15 Date Added to Database: 1980-12-09
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7000
Summary:
      SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT WIRE ASSEMBLY THAT MAY HAVE BEEN ROUTED ABOVE THE AIR CONDITIONING SUCTION HOSE. THIS HOSE MAY PUSH UP ON THE WIRING HARNESS CAUSING IT TO CONTACT THE HOOD PROP ROD BRACKET ATTACHING BOLT. THIS COULD LEAD TO PENETRATION OR CHAFING OF THE WIRING INSULATION.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT THE WIRING HARNESS ROUTING AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR CONDITIONING.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; WIRING HARNESS, FRONT UNDERHOOD.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF AN ELECTRICAL SHORT RESULTS, THE WIRING HARNESS MAYOVERHEAT, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE FIRE AND PERSONAL INJURY TOPASSENGERS.