Ford—Certain Ford F-Series, UN / UQ / US & UT Explorer and Econoline Vehicles—Speed Control System modification (Refer to Recall number 2008/10098 - 19/6/2008)
What are the defects?
In certain circumstances the underhood speed control deactivation switch mounted on the brake system may leak and brake fluid contamination in the electrical connector may cause the wiring to overheat, smoke or burn. This condition may occur either when the vehicle is parked or when it is being operated, even if the speed control is not in use.
What are the hazards?
A leaking speed control deactivation switch could result in an underhood fire.
What should consumers do?
Ford will write to owners of all affected vehicles at their last known address. For further information, contact any authorised Ford Dealer or Ford's Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 503 672.
Includes vehicles sold in Australia by Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited and also includes vehicles that may have been privately imported into Australia (grey imports).