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Ford Windstar Recall 94V223000

Electrical & Lights, December 20, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 20, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
112,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V223000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Summary
THE ALTERNATOR OUTPUT WIRE WAS NOT CONNECTED TIGHTLY TO THE POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX.
Consequence
THIS CAN RESULT IN OVERHEATING OF THE CONNECTION AND A POSSIBLE VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND TIGHTEN THE CONNECTION. VEHICLES WITH VISIBLE DAMAGE TO THE PLASTIC POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX HOUSING WILL HAVE THE THE UNDERHOOD HARNESS, INCLUDING THE POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX, REPLACED.
Notes
SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM; ALTERNATOR; REGULATOR; STARTER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY VAN.NOTE: IF THE VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT, PLEASE CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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