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Ford Aerostar Recall 00V425000

Recall 00V425000

Drive Train, February 23, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1997

Manufacturer's Report Date: February 23, 2001

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V425000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 36,500

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L ENGINES. AN ACCELERATOR CABLE WAS KINKED DURING INSTALLATION, CAUSING THE CORE WIRES TO EVENTUALLY FRAY.

Consequence: THIS COULD INCREASE THE FRICTION IN THE CABLE, CAUSING THE THROTTLE TO BE SLOW TO RETURN TO IDLE. THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A STUCK THROTTLE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW ACCELERATOR CABLE.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 23, 2001.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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