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Recall 93V155000

Ford Recalls 1994 F150/250 Trucks for Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor Issue

Recall Details

Ford has recalled certain 1994 F150 and F250 trucks due to a faulty air bag diagnostic monitor. The air bag diagnostic monitor may allow false deployment of the driver's side air bag when the passenger door is slammed and the key is in the "start" position. This can result in injury to the driver. A new air bag diagnostic monitor will be installed.

Body, Interior & Misc., August 26, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 26, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
ID93013
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,500
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V155000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
THE DESIGN OF THE AIR BAG DIAGNOSTIC MONITOR CAUSES THE DRIVER'S SIDE AIR BAG TO DEPLOY WHEN THE PASSENGER DOOR IS SLAMMED WHILE THE IGNITION KEY IS TURNED TO THE START POSITION.
Consequence
INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG CAN RESULT IN INJURY TO THE DRIVER.
Remedy
INSTALL A REDESIGNED AIR BAG DIAGNOSTIC MONITOR.
Notify
SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS: PASSIVE RESTRAINTS; AIR BAG.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AIR BAG OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEMS.NOTE: THESE VEHICLES HAVE NOT BEEN SOLD TO RETAILERS; THE VEHICLES SHOULD STILL BE AT THE DEALER LOCATIONS.
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