FORD LTS8000 1995: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : FORD Model : LTS8000 Year : 1995
Build Dates : 1993-03-01 - 1994-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 95V143000
Date Owner's Notified: 1995-10-25 Date Received by ODI: 1995-08-02 Date Added to Database: 1995-08-10
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 29000
Summary:
      THE HAND THROTTLE CABLE CAN WEAR THE BRASS SWIVEL BLOCK ON THE GOVERNOR LEVER THROUGH WHICH IT PASSES.
Consequence:
      THIS WEAR CAN RESULT IN THE GOVERNOR JAMMING IN THEDAMAGED SWIVEL AND COULD PREVENT THE GOVERNOR LEVER FROM RETURNING TO THE IDLE POSITION.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED GOVERNOR LEVER WITH A STAINLESS STEEL SWIVEL. ALSO LETTERS WILL BE SENT TO VEHICLE OWNERS THAT HAVE THE SAME VEHICLES BUT DO NOT HAVE A FORD INSTALLED HAND THROTTLE ADVISING THEM THAT THEY MAY REQUIRE SERVICE IF THEY HAVE HAD AN AFTER MARKET HAND THROTTLE INSTALLED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS, CHASSIS-CABS AND COWL-CHASSIS VEHICLES WITH INLINE FUEL INJECTION PUMP EQUIPPED FD-1060 OR FD-1460 ENGINES AND HAND THROTTLES.NOTE: THE VEHICLE BRAKES ARE CAPABLE OF OVERRIDING THE ENGINE POWER AND BRINGING THE VEHICLE TO A STOP.NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLET IME, 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.