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1991 FORD F-150 Recall - Campaign #96V071000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1991 FORD F-150 RECALL - #96V071000

RECALL FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM : IGNITION

THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 1991 FORD F-150
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufactured between 8/1/1987 - 9/30/1992
Recalled on 5/1/1996
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 6/7/1996
# Affected 7,900,000
Recalled for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
 
Description THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.
Consequences THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE OVERHEATING, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLY FIRE IN THE STEERING COLUMN AREA OF THE VEHICLE.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH.
Notes SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; IGNITION SWITCH. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. NOTE: 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 1-800-424-9393.
See also 1991 FORD F-150 Recall for STEERING, WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

1991 FORD F-150 Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY

1991 FORD F-150 Recall for TIRES, TREAD/BELT
Technical Service Bulletins Oct 31, 2001 - 138120 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HEATER CORE LEAKS. *SLC

Oct 31, 2001 - 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

Mar 05, 2001 - 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
SUBJECT REGARDING CONTAMINATION FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

Jun 29, 2000 - 354600 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES
RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR TOWING BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. *TT

Jun 22, 2000 - 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
SERVICE TIP INFORMATION REGARDING THE REVERSE CLUTCH PISTON AND PISTON SEAL USAGE. *TT

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