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04V574000: ACCELERATOR CABLE

NHTSA RECALL BULLETIN


Reference Number(s): 04V574000

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION
Model(s): 2002 Ford Escape

2003 Ford Escape

2004 Ford Escape

Campaign No: 04V574000

Mfg. Campaign No: 04S25

Number of Affected Vehicles: 470245

Beginning Date of Manufacture: 2001 05 30

Ending Date of Manufacture: 2004 01 23

DEFECT SUMMARY
On certain sport utility vehicles built with 3.0L V6 engines, the accelerator cable may prevent the throttle from returning to the idle position.

CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY
An unexpected increase in engine idle speed may increase stopping distance and may result in a vehicle crash.

CORRECTIVE SUMMARY
Dealers will replace the accelerator cable.

OWNER NOTIFICATION
The recall is expected to begin on January 17, 2005. Owners should contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration operates Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Eastern Time. For more information call (800) 424-9393 or (202) 366-0123. For the hearing impaired, call (800) 424-9153.
 

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04V583000: ACCELERATOR CABLE

NHTSA RECALL BULLETIN


Reference Number(s): 04V583000

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION
Model(s): 2002 Mazda Tribute

2003 Mazda Tribute

2004 Mazda Tribute

Campaign No: 04V583000

Mfg. Campaign No: 2704L

Number of Affected Vehicles: 121000

Beginning Date of Manufacture: 2001 05 30

Ending Date of Manufacture: 2003 12 19

DEFECT SUMMARY
On certain sport utility vehicles, the accelerator cable may prevent the throttle from returning to the idle position.

CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY
An unexpected increase in engine idle speed may increase stopping distance and may result in a vehicle crash.

CORRECTIVE SUMMARY
Dealers will replace the accelerator cable.

OWNER NOTIFICATION
The recall began on January 28, 2005. Owners should contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500, option #4.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration operates Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Eastern Time. For more information call (800) 424-9393 or (202) 366-0123. For the hearing impaired, call (800) 424-9153.
 
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