Year: 1976 Make: FORD Model: Thunderbird

Number of OPEN Recalls 2


NHTSA Recall Number:  07E064000
Recall Date:  27 August 2007

SUMMARY
CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMPS SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF CARTER, ACCUFLOW, NAPA, TRUFLOW, PARTS DEPO, AND PARTS MASTER, SHIPPED BETWEEN AUGUST 2006 AND JULY 2007 FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM IN CERTAIN PRODUCTION RUNS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR INADEQUATELY TESTED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO LEAK.

CONSEQUENCE
A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

REMEDY
A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET CARTER, NAPA, ACCUFLOW, TRU FLOW, PARTS MASTER, AND PARTS DEPOT BRAND FUEL PUMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED MOTOR VEHICLES. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

NHTSA Recall Number:  76V067000
Recall Date:  29 April 1976

SUMMARY

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
FORD CAMPAIGN NO 192. POSSIBILITY THAT THE NYLON BUSHING IN THE ACCELERATORNCABLE MAY BECOME LOOSE DUE TO AN OVERSIZE RETAINING CLIP. A LOOSE BUSHING MAYLRESTRICT THE ACCELERATOR CABLE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE OR TO A LOWER SPEEDOR TO A SLOWER SPEED CONDITION, HOLDING CARBURETOR AT CONSTANT SPEED. SHOULDTHIS OCCUR, THE DRIVER CAN STOP THE VEHICLE BY APPLYING THE BRAKES, SHIFTINGTO NEUTRAL AND TURNING OFF THE IGNITION. (CORRECT BY INSPECTING THE BUSHINGBUSHING RETAINING CLIP WHERE NECESSARY.)