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2003 FORD E-250 Recall - Campaign #09V399000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2003 FORD E-250 RECALL - #09V399000

RECALL FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

FORD IS RECALLING MODEL YEARS 1995-2003 WINDSTAR, 2000-2003 EXCURSION DIESEL, 1993-1997 AND 1999-2003 F-250 SD THROUGH F-550 SD DIESEL, 1992-2003 E-150 THROUGH E-550, 1995-2002 EXPLORER, 1997 AND 2002 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.

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Vehicle 2003 FORD E-250
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 10/13/2009
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 10/27/2009
# Affected 4,500,000
Recalled for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
 
Description FORD IS RECALLING MODEL YEARS 1995-2003 WINDSTAR, 2000-2003 EXCURSION DIESEL, 1993-1997 AND 1999-2003 F-250 SD THROUGH F-550 SD DIESEL, 1992-2003 E-150 THROUGH E-550, 1995-2002 EXPLORER, 1997 AND 2002 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.
Consequences A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR WITH OR WITHOUT THE ENGINE RUNNING.
Corrective action FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS THAT DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS IN LINE WITH THE SCDS. ON 1999-2003 WINDSTAR VEHICLES WITH A LEAKING SCDS, DEALERS WILL ALSO INSPECT THE ABS CONTROL MODULE CONNECTOR AND REPAIR AS NECESSARY. REPAIRS WILL BE COMPLETED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 27, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-2751.
Notes 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
See also 2003 FORD E-250 Recall for EQUIPMENT, OTHER, LABELS

2003 FORD E-250 Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, WIRING

2003 FORD E-250 Recall for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

2003 FORD E-250 Recall for EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

2003 FORD E-250 Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

2003 FORD E-250 Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CRUISE CONTROL
Technical Service Bulletins Oct 01, 2014 - 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
FORD: WHEN SHIFTING BETWEEN PARK, REVERSE AND/OR DURING 2-3 SHIFT, AN INTERMITTENT CLUNK OCCURS WITH A TORQSHIFT TRANSMISSION. MODEL 2003-2014 F-SUPER DUTY, E SERIES, EXCURSION, F-53 MOTORHOME CHASSIS, LOW CAB FORWARD. *P

Sep 19, 2007 - 040000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
BRAKE BOOSTER SYSTEM MAY EXHIBIT A BRAKE PEDAL KICKBACK AND/OR GRABBING CONDITION WHEN APPLYING THE BRAKES. *NJ

Jul 23, 2007 - 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
HEADLIGHT ADJUSTMENT NEEDED. *KB

Jan 25, 2006 - 020000 SUSPENSION
VIBRATION/HARSHNESS ABOVE 45 MPH (72 KM/H) AFTER TIRE BALANCE. *TT

Jan 12, 2006 - 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1131 AND/OR P1151 - 4.2L ENGINE. *TT

View all Technical Service Bulletins



Comments

9/14/2015 - jacob
Van is a great Work van just has a shifting issue when accelerating it falls out of gear at 90k

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