Recall 09V399000: Cruise Control Deactivation Switch
VEHICLE MAKE/MODEL: MODEL YEAR(S):
Ford/F Super Duty 1993-1997 1999-2003
Ford/Ranger 1995-1997 2001-2003
MANUFACTURER: Ford Motor Company
MFR'S REPORT DATE: October 09, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER: 09V399000
NHTSA ACTION NUMBER: N/A
COMPONENT: Vehicle Speed Control
POTENTIAL NUMBER OF UNITS AFFECTED: 4500000
Ford is recalling model years 1995-2003 Windstar, 2000-2003 Excursion, 1993-1997 and 1999-2003 F-Super Duty, 1992-2003 Econoline, 1995-2002 Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer, 1995-1997 and 2001-2003 Ranger, and 1994 F53 vehicles equipped with the Texas Instruments Speed Control Deactivation Switch (SCDS). The SCDS may leak internally and then overheat, smoke, or burn.
A vehicle fire could occur.
Ford will notify owners and dealers will install a fused wiring harness for the SCDS. Dealers will also inspect the ABS control connector and repair as necessary. Repairs will be completed free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about October 26, 2009. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Ford's recall campaign number is 09S09. Owners may also contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to Home | Safercar -- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)