NHTSA Recall 89V234000

 

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): FORD / RANGER 1990

Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Report Receipt Date: DEC 22, 1989

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 89V234000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,000

Summary:

THROTTLE LEVER MAY CONTACT THROTTLE BODY AIR INLET TUBE, WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR THROTTLE REMAINING OPEN FOLLOWING RELEASE OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL FROM THE FULL-THROTTLE POSITION IN TRUCKS WITH 4.0 L ENGINES.

Consequence:

UNCONTROLLED ACCELERATION COULD CREATE LACK OF CONTROL AND CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

MANUFACTURER WILL REPLACE AIR INLET TUBE WITH NEWLY DESIGNED REPLACEMENT WITH AN INCREASED THROTTLE LEVER-TO-INLET TUBE CLEARANCE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL. VEHICLE CATEGORY: LIGHT TRUCK.