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Ford Ranger Recall 90V044000

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

Recall Details

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.

Drive Train, February 23, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
February 23, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V044000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

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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