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Ford Escape Recall 04V574000

Recall 04V574000

Drive Train, January 10, 2005

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2002, 2003, 2004

Manufacturer's Report Date: January 10, 2005

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V574000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 470,245

Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES BUILT WITH 3.0L V6 ENGINES, THE ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO THE IDLE POSITION.

Consequence: AN UNEXPECTED INCREASE IN ENGINE IDLE SPEED MAY INCREASE STOPPING DISTANCE AND MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR CABLE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 10, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

Notes: FORD RECALL NO. 04S25.CUSTOMERS CAN 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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