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Ford recall 98V192000

Ford Recalls 1999 F150 and F250 Trucks for a Speed Control Cable and Bracket Issue

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Ford F-150 1999
F-250 1999

Drive Train, August 11, 1998

RepairPal Expert Overview

Ford has recalled certain 1999 F150 and F250 light duty trucks for an issue with the speed control cable. On some vehicles, the cable may not have fully seated into the accelerator bracket. If it comes loose, the throttle may not return to idle, which can increase stopping distance. Dealers will install a clip to secure the speed control cable into the accelerator bracket.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 98V192000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1500

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A SPEED CONTROL CABLE MAY NOT HAVE FULLY SEATED INTO THE ACCELERATOR BRACKET AT TIME OF INSTALLATION. IF THE CABLE IS NOT FULLY SEATED INTO THIS BRACKET, THE CABLE COULD SEPARATE FROM THE BRACKET.

Consequence: A LOOSE CABLE CAN RESULT IN THE THROTTLE NOT FULLY RETURNING TO IDLE AND CAUSE AN INCREASE IN STOPPING DISTANCE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL ADD A RETAINING CLIP TO THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE FITTING AT THE ACCELERATOR BRACKET.

Notes: FORD IS NOTIFYING DEALERS ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 11, 1998. THESE VEHICLES HAVE NOT YET BEEN RELEASED FOR SALE TO THE PUBLIC.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration