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December 6, 1999

1999-2000 Ford F Super Duty Trucks Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today published the recall of certain 1999-2000 Ford F Super Duty Trucks manufactured between January 1998 - August 1999 because on certain trucks and chassis-cabs equipped with 5.4 liter manual transmission power trains, the accelerator cable core wire can wear the cable conduit end fitting.

This could also lead to wear or separation of strands of the core wire, which could prevent the throttle from returning to the idle position. A "stuck" throttle could adversely affect vehicle control.

Approximately 17,000 vehicles are affected by this recall.

Dealers will replace the accelerator cable and throttle body.

Owner notification began Nov. 9, 1999.

Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.

[NHTSA Recall No. 99V265/Ford Recall No. 99S27]

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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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