2012 Ford Escape Recall | Ford Motor Company Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2001 Through 2004 Escape

2012 Ford Escape Engine And Engine Cooling Recall | July 26, 2012

Ford Motor Company Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2001 Through 2004 Escape Vehicles Equipped With 3.0l V6 Engines And Speed Control Manufactured From October 22, 1999, Through January 23, 2004. Inadequate Clearance Between The Engine Cover And The Speed Control Cable Connector Could Result In A Stuck Throttle When The Accelerator Pedal Is Fully Or Almost-fully Depressed. This Risk Exists Regardless Of Whether Or Not Speed Control (cruise Control) Is Used.

A Stuck Throttle May Result In Very High Vehicle Speeds And Make It Difficult To Stop Or Slow The Vehicle, Which Could Cause A Crash, Serious Injury Or Death.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Repair The Vehicles By Increasing The Engine Cover Clearance, Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Began August 3, 2012. Remedy Parts Are Expected To Be Available In Mid-august 2012. Until Then Dealers Will Disconnect The Speed Control Cable As An Interim Remedy, If Parts Are Not Available At The Time Of An Owner’s Service Appointment. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

Ford’s Recall Campaign Number Is 12s37.owners May Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), Or Go To Www.safercar.gov.

This recall was issued on July 26, 2012 for 2012 Ford Escape, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling problems.

2000 Ford Focus Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And Automatic Transmission.

2000 Ford Focus Vehicle Speed Control,cables Recall | Oct 12, 2000

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And Automatic Transmission. A Speed Control Cable Could Have A Core Wire That Is Long Enough To Catch On The Sleeve At The Throttle Body End Of The Cable During Wide-open Throttle Acceleration.

A Throttle That Does Not Return To Idle Could Result In Reduced Vehicle Control And, Potentially, A Vehicle Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect These Vehicles And, If Necessary, Replace The Speed Control Cable. Owner Notification Began October 12, 2000. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Oct 12, 2000 for 2000 Ford Focus, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cables problems.

2000 Ford Aerostar Recall | Vehicle Description: Minivans Equipped With 3.0l Engines.

2000 Ford Aerostar Vehicle Speed Control,cables Recall | Dec 26, 2000

Vehicle Description: Minivans Equipped With 3.0l Engines. An Accelerator Cable Was Kinked During Installation, Causing The Core Wires To Eventually Fray.

This Could Increase The Friction In The Cable, Causing The Throttle To Be Slow To Return To Idle. This Condition Could Result In A Stuck Throttle.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A New Accelerator Cable.

Owner Notification Began February 23, 2001.owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Dec 26, 2000 for 2000 Ford Aerostar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cables problems.

2003 Ford Explorer Recall | On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And 4.0l

2003 Ford Explorer Vehicle Speed Control,cables Recall | Aug 05, 2003

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And 4.0l Sohc Engines, If The Strand Cover On The Speed Control Cable Becomes Flared At The End, The Speed Control Cable May Bind When The Speed Control Is Activated.

The Throttle Return Spring Force May Not Be Sufficient To Overcome The Binding Condition When The Speed Control Is Disengaged. Braking Function Would Be Maintained Though Stopping Distances May Be Increased.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Speed Control Cable And, If Necessary, Replace It. Owner Notification Began August 29, 2003. Owners Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Ford Recall No. 03s03.customers Can Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Aug 05, 2003 for 2003 Ford Explorer, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cables problems.

2003 Ford Explorer Sport Recall | On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And 4.0l

2003 Ford Explorer Sport Vehicle Speed Control,cables Recall | Aug 05, 2003

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And 4.0l Sohc Engines, If The Strand Cover On The Speed Control Cable Becomes Flared At The End, The Speed Control Cable May Bind When The Speed Control Is Activated.

The Throttle Return Spring Force May Not Be Sufficient To Overcome The Binding Condition When The Speed Control Is Disengaged. Braking Function Would Be Maintained Though Stopping Distances May Be Increased.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Speed Control Cable And, If Necessary, Replace It. Owner Notification Began August 29, 2003. Owners Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Ford Recall No. 03s03.customers Can Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Aug 05, 2003 for 2003 Ford Explorer Sport, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cables problems.

2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Recall | On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And 4.0l

2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Vehicle Speed Control,cables Recall | Aug 05, 2003

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And 4.0l Sohc Engines, If The Strand Cover On The Speed Control Cable Becomes Flared At The End, The Speed Control Cable May Bind When The Speed Control Is Activated.

The Throttle Return Spring Force May Not Be Sufficient To Overcome The Binding Condition When The Speed Control Is Disengaged. Braking Function Would Be Maintained Though Stopping Distances May Be Increased.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Speed Control Cable And, If Necessary, Replace It. Owner Notification Began August 29, 2003. Owners Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Ford Recall No. 03s03.customers Can Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Aug 05, 2003 for 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cables problems.

2004 Ford Escape Recall | On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Built With 3.0l V6 Engines,

2004 Ford Escape Vehicle Speed Control,cables Recall | Dec 07, 2004

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Built With 3.0l V6 Engines, The Accelerator Cable May Prevent The Throttle From Returning To The Idle Position.

An Unexpected Increase In Engine Idle Speed May Increase Stopping Distance And May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Accelerator Cable. The Recall Began On January 10, 2005. Owners Should Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

Ford Recall No. 04s25.customers Can Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Dec 07, 2004 for 2004 Ford Escape, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cables problems.

1976 Ford Thunderbird Recall |

1976 Ford Thunderbird Vehicle Speed Control,cables Recall | Apr 29, 1976

. Follwoing Is The Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken:
ford Campaign No 192. Possibility That The Nylon Bushing In The Acceleratorncable May Become Loose Due To An Oversize Retaining Clip. A Loose Bushing Maylrestrict The Accelerator Cable From Returning To Idle Or To A Lower Speedor To A Slower Speed Condition, Holding Carburetor At Constant Speed. Shouldthis Occur, The Driver Can Stop The Vehicle By Applying The Brakes, Shiftingto Neutral And Turning Off The Ignition. (correct By Inspecting The Bushingbushing Retaining Clip Where Necessary.)

This recall was issued on Apr 29, 1976 for 1976 Ford Thunderbird, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cables problems.

1976 Ford Maverick Recall |

1976 Ford Maverick Vehicle Speed Control,cables Recall | Apr 29, 1976

. Follwoing Is The Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken:
ford Campaign No 192. Possibility That The Nylon Bushing In The Acceleratorncable May Become Loose Due To An Oversize Retaining Clip. A Loose Bushing Maylrestrict The Accelerator Cable From Returning To Idle Or To A Lower Speedor To A Slower Speed Condition, Holding Carburetor At Constant Speed. Shouldthis Occur, The Driver Can Stop The Vehicle By Applying The Brakes, Shiftingto Neutral And Turning Off The Ignition. (correct By Inspecting The Bushingbushing Retaining Clip Where Necessary.)

This recall was issued on Apr 29, 1976 for 1976 Ford Maverick, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cables problems.

1976 Ford Torino Recall |

1976 Ford Torino Vehicle Speed Control,cables Recall | Apr 29, 1976

. Follwoing Is The Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken:
ford Campaign No 192. Possibility That The Nylon Bushing In The Acceleratorncable May Become Loose Due To An Oversize Retaining Clip. A Loose Bushing Maylrestrict The Accelerator Cable From Returning To Idle Or To A Lower Speedor To A Slower Speed Condition, Holding Carburetor At Constant Speed. Shouldthis Occur, The Driver Can Stop The Vehicle By Applying The Brakes, Shiftingto Neutral And Turning Off The Ignition. (correct By Inspecting The Bushingbushing Retaining Clip Where Necessary.)

This recall was issued on Apr 29, 1976 for 1976 Ford Torino, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cables problems.