Vehicle Speed Control:Accelerator Pedal

Date Announced
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
PE05038
Summary
PE05-038 was opened on July 7, 2005, with 11 consumer complaints to ODI alleging incidents of throttle sticking due to accelerator pedal interference with the carpet.ODI has received an additional 24 complaints since the PE was opened.during PE05-038, Ford supplied complaint and warranty information regarding 86 additional incidents of accelerator pedal interference in model year 2003 to 2004 mustang cobra vehicles.eighty-five of these had concerns of accelerator pedal sticking, 70 of which were analyzed as being related to carpet interference.ODI is continuing its analysis of the causal factors in the remaining 15 incidents.this preliminary evaluation has been upgraded to an engineering analysis.
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