Ford—Certain Ford F-Series, UN / UQ / US & UT Explorer and Econoline Vehicles—Speed Control System modification (Refer to Recall number 2008/10098 - 19/6/2008)

Identifying features

Certain F-Series built 1993 to 2001, UN/UQ/US & UT Explorer built 1995 to 2002 and Econoline built 1998 to 2000.
Campaign number: SRCC363C
Target number: 6282

What are the defects?

In certain circumstances the underhood speed control deactivation switch mounted on the brake system may leak and brake fluid contamination in the electrical connector may cause the wiring to overheat, smoke or burn. This condition may occur either when the vehicle is parked or when it is being operated, even if the speed control is not in use.

What are the hazards?

A leaking speed control deactivation switch could result in an underhood fire.

What should consumers do?

Ford will write to owners of all affected vehicles at their last known address. For further information, contact any authorised Ford Dealer or Ford's Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 503 672.

Supplier
Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited
Traders who sold this product

Includes vehicles sold in Australia by Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited and also includes vehicles that may have been privately imported into Australia (grey imports).

Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category