MERCURY COMET 1976: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Make : MERCURY Model : COMET Year : 1976
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 76V067000
Date Owner's Notified: 1976-05-18 Date Received by ODI: 1976-04-29 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
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Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 410580
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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      FORD CAMPAIGN NO 192. POSSIBILITY THAT THE NYLON BUSHING IN THE ACCELERATORNCABLE MAY BECOME LOOSE DUE TO AN OVERSIZE RETAINING CLIP. A LOOSE BUSHING MAYLRESTRICT THE ACCELERATOR CABLE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE OR TO A LOWER SPEEDOR TO A SLOWER SPEED CONDITION, HOLDING CARBURETOR AT CONSTANT SPEED. SHOULDTHIS OCCUR, THE DRIVER CAN STOP THE VEHICLE BY APPLYING THE BRAKES, SHIFTINGTO NEUTRAL AND TURNING OFF THE IGNITION. 'CORRECT BY INSPECTING THE BUSHINGBUSHING RETAINING CLIP WHERE NECESSARY.'