Re: Anything new of Cruise Control recall fix?
Thanks for the responses, I have received nothing except a "come see us for
service" solicitation, so I know they still have my address ;).
I am really surprised Ford hasn't redesigned the switch to move off the
master cylinder to perhaps the brake light switch or something that will not
If the fires are being started by fluid getting on the wires, which are
above the cylinder, I am fine also. I just assumed the switch itself was
getting hot and creating the fires, maybe I misunderstood. I guess one
large thing to think about would be, that IF the thing caught fire, I
suppose insurance might not pay since a notification had been made. So I
have mine disconnected--easy to do.
"IYM" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I meant that I did NOT have the disconnect done...Sorry...
> "IYM" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> I also got a card from Ford last month (L.I., Nu Yawk) that stated along
>> lines that the repair part that was supposed to be available to the
>> by November was unfortunately not going to be available until March 06,
>> that if I haven't had my cruise control disconnected yet, I should visit
>> dealer ASAP and have it done.
>> I don't know about anyone else, but I did have the disconnect done. I
>> cannot afford taking time off work for two separate trips to the dealer.
>> check the master cylinder once a month to make sure it's not dripping any
>> fluid on the wires, and it's clean and as dry as a bone. It's been fine
>> 7 years, so I think it'll be fine for a few more months. Maybe I'm
>> but I don't panic at recalls....
>> "Lawrence" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> > I'm located in Trenton, Ontario, Canada and I just got a card in my
>> > mail
>> > yesterday from Ford Canada that says,
>> > "In October 2005, we mailed you a letter announcing Safety Recall 05S28
>> > Control System Modification). At that time, the service part was not
>> > yet
>> > available to complete the recall. Beginning late January, 2006, your
>> dealer will
>> > be able to order the service part for your vehicle. We urge you to
>> > dealer in late January to schedule an appointment to have the new
>> > installed."
>> > So, you should be getting something very similar in the mail very soon.
>> > Cheers,
>> > Lawrence