UTILIMASTER WALK IN VAN 1996: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Make : UTILIMASTER Model : WALK IN VAN Year : 1996
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V275000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-10-01 Date Received by ODI: 2003-07-29 Date Added to Database: 2003-07-31
Manufacturers Involved: Utilimaster Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4001
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN WALK-IN VANS, A FUSE WAS INSTALLED BY FORD. HOWEVER, UTILIMASTER INSTALLED A WIRE. THE FUSE IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH THE WIRE GAUGE INSTALLED BY UTILIMASTER.
Consequence:
      SHOULD A FAILURE OCCUR IN A VEHICLE COMPONENT SUCH AS A FAN, HEATED MIRROR AND/OR OTHER IGNITION-HOT OPTION, THE INSULATION AROUND THE WIRING TO THE FAN COULD MELT.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A REPLACEMENT FUSE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTONER 1, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT UTILIMASTER AT 1-800-582-3454.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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