Ford—UQ & US Explorer, 1999/2000 F Series, 1997 Lincoln Town Car vehicles equipped with speed control—Speed Control System modification (Refer to Recall number 2006/8836 - 19/10/2006)

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Product description

UQ/US Explorer vehicles equipped with speed control, built from 19 May 1999 to 24 January 2001 inclusive, certain 1999/2000 F Series and a 1997 Lincoln town Car equipped with speed control

What are the defects?

In certain circumstances the underhood speed control deactivation switch mounted on the brake master cylinder 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?


What should consumers do?

Known owners will be contacted by mail. For further information, contact any authorised Ford Dealer or Ford's Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 503 672.


Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited

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Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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