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Ford Ranger Recall 90V044000

Ford Recalls 1990 Ranger Trucks with 4.0L V6 Due to Sticking Throttle

Drive Train, February 23, 1990

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Summary:

Ford has recalled 1990 Ranger 4.0L V6 trucks because the throttle may stick and cause the throttle lever to contact the throttle body air intake tube. This may cause unintended acceleration, which could result in an accident. Dealers will replace the air inlet tube with a newly designed part.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990

Manufacturer's Report Date: February 23, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 90V044000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,000

Summary: THROTTLE LEVER MAY CONTACT THROTTLE BODY AIR INLET TUBE, WITH POTENTIAL FOR THROTTLE REMAINING OPEN FOLLOWING RELEASE OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL.

Consequence: UNCONTROLLED ACCELERATION COULD CREATE LACK OF CONTROL AND CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: MANUFACTURER WILL REPLACE AIR INLET TUBE WITH NEWLY DESIGNED REPLACEMENT.

Notes: SYSTEM: THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCK WITH 4.0 LITER ENGINE.

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