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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Ford F-250 2008 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY Recall

Read the following 08 Ford F-250 recall issued on March 26, 2007 and the solutions offered by the manufacturer in order to fix any defects or problems.
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Ford F-250 Recalls

Recall Date
MAR 26, 2007

Model Affected
2008 FORD F-250

Description
ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A 6.4L DIESEL ENGINE, INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE OF THE BATTERY POSITIVE (B+) WIRE TO THE RIGHT HAND SPLASH SHIELD BOLT MAY RESULT IN THE BATTERY B+ WIRE CONTACTING THE SPLASH SHIELD BOLT.

Consequence
LONG TERM CONTACT COULD CAUSE WIRE CHAFE, RESULTING IN COPPER WIRE BEING EXPOSED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE BATTERY B+ WIRE COULD SHORT TO GROUND INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BATTERY B+ WIRE LOCATION AND, IF NECESSARY, REPOSITION THE WIRE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

Potential Units Affected
1022

Notes
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 07S50
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