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Ford Aerostar Recall 00V425000

Drive Train, February 23, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
February 23, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
36,500
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V425000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

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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