Ford Vehicle Speed Control Linkages


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Ford Taurus 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 26, 1995
Location:
San Angelo, TX

vehicle had defective cruise cable which stayed open,causing unwanted acceleration with no braking ability. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP54P0PA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 27, 1995
Location:
San Angelo, TX

cruise control cable stuck in wide open throttle. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP54P0PA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Tempo 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 12, 1994
Location:
Florissant, MO

exhaust and shields realigned due to noise when going over bumps. *skd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP36U5RK. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Crown Victoria 1986
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 10, 1996
Location:
Taylor, MI

accelerator cable caused accelerator to stick while traveling about 55 mph. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FABP43F9GX. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 18, 1996
Location:
Oakland, CA

while driving vehicle out of office garage, gas pedal suddenly went straight to the floor, the engine was racing, vehicle took off, tried to stop vehicle by applying brakes, vehicle slammed into a building, smashing the front of vehicle. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X0MU. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Explorer 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 13, 1996
Location:
Vienna, VA

applied brakes, pedal went to floor and vehicle suddenly serged.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU35P8TU. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Escort 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 19, 1996
Location:
Ramona, CA

failure of the throttle, causing the vehicle to accelerate.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP15JXNW. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Crown Victoria 1987
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 02, 1996
Location:
Rossville, TN

transmission linkage jammed, causing throttle to stick, vehicle accelerated out of control, the braking could not override the throttle.the engine had to be turned off to stop the car. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford Escort 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 12, 1996
Location:
Sneedville, TN

speedometer cable replaced due to fluctuation.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FASP1288SW. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 19, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford ESCORT 1995 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford ESCORT 1995 Vehicle Speed Control Linkages Transmission Type: MAN .

Ford Thunderbird 1987
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 21, 1995
Location:
Bellevue, NE

cruise control valve failure, causing vehicle to accelerate although brakes were applied. *sd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FABP64W0HH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 10, 1987. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford THUNDERBIRD 1987 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford THUNDERBIRD 1987 Vehicle Speed Control Linkages Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Tempo 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 20, 1997
Location:
Twin Rocks, PA

after putting the vehicle into drive, the vehicle accelerated and would not stop when applying the brakes, causing an accident. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP36X5MK. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford TEMPO 1991 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Ford TEMPO 1991 Vehicle Speed Control Linkages Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford F150 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 03, 1996
Location:
Hillsboro, TX

engine would not idle down before/after braking, various speeds; according to dealer, caused by idle bypass sensor; cleaned throttle, replaced sensor. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF15H2NL. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford F150 1992 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford F150 1992 Vehicle Speed Control Linkages Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Mustang 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 30, 1996
Location:
Elkhart, IN

when attempting to merge into traffic at low speeds, the vehicle pulled to the left and accelerated to speeds of 35 to 40mph 0without any reason, causing an accident. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP4041VF. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 05, 1996. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford MUSTANG 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Ford MUSTANG 1997 Vehicle Speed Control Linkages Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Taurus 1990
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 28, 1995
Location:
Coraoplis, PA

consumer placed the vehicle from park into reverse, upon placing the vehicle into reverse, the vehicle suddly accelerated, causing the consumer to have an accident. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP52UDLD. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Tempo 1989
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 17, 1997
Location:
Chicopee, MA

when putting the vehicle into reverse, the vehicle increased its speed, causing a collision. speed unknown. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP36X9KK. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TEMPO 1989 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford TEMPO 1989 Vehicle Speed Control Linkages Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Taurus 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 27, 1996
Location:
Ellicott City, MD

cruise control cable failed, causing loss of control.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP54P4PA. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 1994. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TAURUS 1993 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford TAURUS 1993 Vehicle Speed Control Linkages Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Explorer 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 01, 1996
Location:
Burbank, CA

the insulation near the accelerator pedal has a tendancy to catch the toe of the shoe.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32POTZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1996 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Ford EXPLORER 1996 Vehicle Speed Control Linkages Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Escort 1993
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Rumford, RI

accelerator linkage failed, causing the accelerator to stick.

0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3FAPP1687PR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1992. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford ESCORT 1993 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Ford ESCORT 1993 Vehicle Speed Control Linkages Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Taurus 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 22, 1997
Location:
Philadelphia, PA

when putting vehicle into reverse, the vehicle engine started racing, causing the vehicle to increase its speed, resulting in an accident. please provide details. *ak the vehicle went backward at a high speed and the driver try to stop, the brakes would not stop it before collision. *yh

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP52U6RA. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 1994. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford TAURUS 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford TAURUS 1994 Vehicle Speed Control Linkages Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Expedition 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 29, 1996
Location:
Watsonville, CA

driving 65mph; had on cruise control; sign read slow to 45mph; applied brakes; cruise control did not release; pressed harder; brakes started smoking; put into neutral & coasted to side of road; rpm high. called dealer & was sent tow truck & told cruise control cable snapped. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMEU17L3VL. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle Speed: 65 mph.


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