A throttle that does not return to idle could result in reduced vehicle control and, potentially, a vehicle crash.

Vehicle Speed Control — Cables

Date Announced
OCT 12, 2000
Vehicles Affected
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Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles equipped with speed control and automatic transmission. A speed control cable could have a core wire that is long enough to catch on the sleeve at the throttle body end of the cable during wide-open throttle acceleration.
Dealers will inspect these vehicles and, if necessary, replace the speed control cable. Owner notification began October 12, 2000. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
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