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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
79V261000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Component(s):
  • POWER TRAIN
    • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
      • LEVER AND LINKAGE
        • COLUMN SHIFT

Summary

THE PARKING PAWL ACTUATING ROD IN THE TRANSMISSION MAY HAVE AN INSUFFICIENT OR CRACKED WELD. THIS CAN CAUSE THE PARK CAM END TO SEPARATE FROM THE ROD ITSELF, PREVENTING THE PARKING PAWL FROM ENGAGING THE PARKING GEAR WHEN THE SELECTOR IS PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION.

Remedy

DEALER WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PARKING PAWL ACTUATING ROD FREE OF CHARGE.

Notes

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; PARK ACTUATING ROD.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF VEHICLE IS PARKED ON AN INCLINE AND THE EMERGENCYBRAKE IS NOT ENGAGED, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL FREE, POSSIBLY CAUSING INJURY TOBYSTANDERS AND PERSONAL PROPERTY.

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