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Ford Probe Recall 98V206002

Engine, November 23, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 23, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
5,700
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V206002
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AN EXTERNAL SPRING IN THE TIMING BELT TENSIONER CAN BREAK AND GET CAUGHT IN THE TIMING BELT.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN POSSIBLE ENGINE STALLING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TENSIONER AND REPLACE IT IF NECESSARY.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NT 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 (-1888-327-4236).
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