FORD ODYSSEY LT 2009: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER

Make : FORD Model : ODYSSEY LT Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2008-02-11 - 2011-10-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V044000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-03-21 Date Received by ODI: 2012-02-02 Date Added to Database: 2012-02-08
Manufacturers Involved: Turtle Top
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 133
Summary:
      TURTLE TOP IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2008 THROUGH 2011 ODYSSEY, ODYSSEY XL, AND ODYSSEY LT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 11, 2008, THROUGH OCTOBER 26, 2011, AND BUILT ON FORD, GENERAL MOTORS, AND FREIGHTLINER CHASSIS, EQUIPPED WITH A CARRIER CORPORATION GEN V EM-1 EVAPORATOR. THE EM-1 EVAPORATORS CONTAIN A FUSE HOLDER IN THE MOTOR ASSEMBLY WHICH DUE TO TIME, TEMPERATURE, AND/OR VIBRATION MAY CAUSE THE FUSE TO LOOSEN IN THE FUSE HOLDER, RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE AND ARCING.
Consequence:
      IF SUFFICIENT ARCING OCCURS, THE FUSE HOLDER MAY MELT AND POTENTIALLY CAUSE A FIRE.
Remedy:
      TURTLE TOP WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO OBTAIN THE RETROFIT KIT FROM CARRIER ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 21, 2012. "SEE CARRIER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN 11E-003." OWNERS MAY CONTACT CARRIER AT 1-800-348-7440.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .