Year: 1974 Make: FORD Model: Thunderbird

Number of OPEN Recalls 1


NHTSA Recall Number:  74V011000
Recall Date:  16 January 1974

SUMMARY

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
POSSIBILITY THAT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE SPEED CONTROL OPTION MAY HAVE THEVENT SOLENOID ARMATURE BIND WITHIN THE SERVO ASSEMBLY BECAUSE OF AN UNDERSIZEBRASS EYELET THAT GUIDES THE ARMATURE. SHOULD THIS CONDITION OCCUR, THE SPEEDCONTROL SYSTEM WILL MAINTAIN OR, IF THE BINDING OCCURS IN THE ACCELERATOR MODE,IT WILL INCREASE THE SPEED OF THE VEHICLE WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING EVEN THOUGH THEDRIVER ATTEMPTS TO DISENGAGE THE SYSTEM. (CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLACINGWITH IMPROVED PARTS).