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Ford Explorer 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 13, 1995
Location:
Garfield, AR

battery cable assembly burned/shorted out; owner could not start up vehicle; cable assembly replaced. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X4PU. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 13, 1994
Location:
Irving, TX

corrodrd battery cable, causing electrical system failure (other vehicle on 479672). *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X9NU. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Tempo 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 21, 1993
Location:
Saraland, AL

battery cables replaced. *sd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FAPP36X8NB. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Aerostar 1991
Ford Motor Company
Location:
San Carlos, CA

while parked, steering column began smoking/burning plastic wire in column. owner disconnected battery terminal. please describe. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Aerostar 1991
Ford Motor Company
Location:
San Carlos, CA

while parked, steering column began smoking/burning plastic wire in column. owner disconnected battery terminal. please describe. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Aerostar 1987
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 11, 1996
Location:
Andover, KS

driving vehicle, smelled something burning, went into store, was informed by another customer vehicle was engulfed in flames. *ak consumer states vehicle would not start someeime battery cable was replaced.*jb

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCA11U3HZ. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford AEROSTAR 1987 Electrical System Battery Cables Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Bronco 1989
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 23, 1994
Location:
Vallejo, CA

battery cables replaced. *sd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU14T2KU. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Aerostar 1990
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 05, 1995
Location:
Rhinelande, WI

replaced battery/negative ground cables.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCA11U0LZ. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F700 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 28, 1996
Location:
Lynden, WA

power cable running from battery was routed between cab and frame rail, cab wor through wire loom, causing short/fire. *sd

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FDXF7080TV. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 02, 1996
Location:
Perry, OH

consumer attempted to start truck, it wouldn't start, took it to the a dealer, the power cable was burned out, truck wouldn't start . please describe .**ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X9NU. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Bronco 1989
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 28, 1993
Location:
Apple Valley, CA

batteries continually leak acid, causing corrosion damage to emissions evaporator canister, wires, starter solenoid, battery cables and bottom of radiator.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMEU15H4KL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 26, 1990. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford BRONCO 1989 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford BRONCO 1989 Electrical System Battery Cables Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Mustang 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 22, 1996
Location:
Thurman, OH

battery cables failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP42E1PF. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 31, 1993. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford MUSTANG 1993 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford MUSTANG 1993 Electrical System Battery Cables Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford F Super Duty 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Nancy, KY

took vehicle to dealer regarding recall notice received, dealer does not have the parts and cant get them, has been unable to receive them from manufacturer. *ak consumer states has been to dealership 3 times and dealer still unable to get part.*jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3FCMF53G1VJ. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F Super Duty 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Boring, OR

#96v17700, consumer has been waiting for parts since november of 96. taking vehicle t0 (2) different dealers. ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3FCMF53GZVJ. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Mustang 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 03, 1997
Location:
Flat Rock, MI

son was driving, smelled something burning then saw smoke from under hood; pulled to side, turned engine off, got out of vehicle; vehicle burst into flames; fire dept put it out & said maybe it was battery cable area due to an electrical short. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP4442SF. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford Explorer 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 11, 1997
Location:
Orange, CA

due to a corroded positive battery cable, power went out, cd changer failed and the automatic transmission cooler line bursted.

0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1987
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Milwaukee, WI

battery cable failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FABP52U5HG. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 18, 1993. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1998
Location:
North Char, SC

battery acid caused cable corrosion which caused low voltage to starter, causing it to fail.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34XOPU. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1993 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Escort 1988
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 05, 1998
Location:
Sheboygan, WI

vehicle parked; neighbor came & informed owner vehicle on fire. flames coming from grill area. fire department arrived & put flames out. informed owner fire originated near battery cable area. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP9196JW. Vehicle was purchased on June 18, 1997. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford ESCORT 1988 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Ford ESCORT 1988 Electrical System Battery Cables Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford Mustang 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 20, 1998
Location:
Eugene, OR

had parked vehicle in driveway. an hour later was informed smoke was coming from under the hood. it then caught on fire. fire department arrived & put out flames. fire department stated that the fire originated from the battery's electrical cables. entire engine burned. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP41M8PF. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.


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