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Recall 94V101000

Recall 94V101000

Electrical & Lights, July 15, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 15, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
900
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V101000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
Summary
IN A HEAVILY LOADED VEHICLE, WHILE IN THE CRUISE CONTROL MODE, THE THROTTLE MAY NOT REDUCE IMMEDIATELY WHEN THE LOAD ON THE ENGINE IS DECREASED (SUCH AS WHEN THE VEHICLE CRESTS A HILL.) THIS CAN RESULT IN INCREASED VEHICLE SPEED WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Consequence
THIS CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF SPEED CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, AND A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL MODULE.
Notify
SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS; IGNITION; ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL MODULE THAT INCLUDES THE CRUISE CONTROL FUNCTION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS AND CHASSIS-CABS EQUIPPED WITH DIRECT INJECTION TURBO DIESEL ENGINES AND A FIVE-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION, AND OVER 8,500 LBS. GROSS VEHICLE RATING.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 AT1-800-392-3673. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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