2003 FORD Econoline

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4 Recalls for 2003 FORD Econoline

Recall Date Component Summary
May 11, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

February 4, 2008 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

FORD IS RECALLING 225,000 MY 1992-2003 ECONOLINE, MY 1993-1995 TAURUS SHO, MY 1992-1998 CROWN VICTORIA, MY 1993 BRONCO, F-SERIES, MY 1995-1997 F-SERIES SUPER DUTY STRIPPED CHASSIS, MY 1992-1998 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS, AND MY 1992-1995 LINCOLN TOWN CAR VEHICLES. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES WERE PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED USING A WIRING HARNESS THAT IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH THE VEHICLE CIRCUIT POLARITY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW WIRING HARNESS, OR REPLACE THE MATING ELECTRICAL COMPONENT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 18, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

August 5, 2003 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

ON CERTAIN CUTAWAY CHASSIS CAB WITH THE SCHOOL BUS OPTION, TWO BRACKETS AND TWO OUTRIGGER MEMBERS ARE MISSING IN THE AREA OF THE FUEL TANK.

Remedy:

FORD WILL SEND TECHNICIANS TO THE OWNER’S LOCATION TO INSPECT AND ADD THE BRACKETS AND OUTRIGGERS AS REQUIRED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

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3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2003 FORD Econoline

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Date Component  
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24 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2003 FORD Econoline

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Date Component  
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
ODI Number: 10205032
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10117856
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10915055
TIRES
ODI Number: 10467067
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10457740
TIRES
ODI Number: 10284034
SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC
ODI Number: 10277254
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10216955
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10214895
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
ODI Number: 10205032
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10207437
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10203330
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10197049
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10196023
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10166436
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10160321
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10151899
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | SUSPENSION | TIRES | WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10135614
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10117856
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10111307
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10109487
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10106703
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10024608
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10022447
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3 Investigations for 2003 FORD Econoline

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

19 Service Alerts for 2003 FORD Econoline

Date Description
April 6, 2018 010000 STEERING

This SKU is a front upper ball joint. The Customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect for ball studs with excessive rotational friction in the ball joint assembly. Excessive friction in the ball joint assembly ma

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May 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES MANUFACTURED WITH AN INCORRECTLY MACHINED CRANKSHAFT. *TT

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May 1, 2004 072200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

EMISSION RECALL 04E10: COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) VEHICLES – FITTING CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT. *MJ

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March 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

EXHAUST AIR RUSH NOISE AND LOWER POWER. *TT *JB

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March 1, 2003 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

EXHAUST AIR RUSH NOISE AND LOWER POWER. *TT *JB

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March 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

FALSE FAILURE OF THE VAPOR MANAGEMENT VALVE (VMV). *TT *JB

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January 1, 2005 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

ENGINE OR FUEL SYSTEM CONCERNS WHEN USING FUEL WITH GREATER THAN 5% BIODIESEL CONCENTRATION. *TT

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November 1, 2003 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

AIR BAG LAMP ILLUMINATED. *TT

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September 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

LOW POWER, POOR FUEL ECONOMY, FUEL GELLING COLD, EXCESSIVE WHITE SMOKE COLD, OR HARD START. *MJ THIS OASIS UPDATES PREVIOUS OASIS DATED 12/01/03. *TT

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May 26, 2008 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

FORD: VEHICLES MISTAKENLY CHARGED $100 POWERTRAIN WARRANTY DEDUCTIBLE FOR FUEL INJECTOR REPAIR OR REPAIRS. NO MODEL OR MODEL YEARS PROVIDED. *PE ECONOLINE, EXCURSION AND F-SERIES SUPER DUTY VEHICLES, MODEL YEARS 2002-2005. UPDATED

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May 26, 2008 100000 POWER TRAIN

FORD: VEHICLES MISTAKENLY CHARGED $100 POWERTRAIN WARRANTY DEDUCTIBLE FOR FUEL INJECTOR REPAIR OR REPAIRS. NO MODEL OR MODEL YEARS PROVIDED. *PE ECONOLINE, EXCURSION AND F-SERIES SUPER DUTY VEHICLES, MODEL YEARS 2002-2005. UPDATED

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April 1, 2003 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

VEHICLES WITH THE CONTROLLER AREA NETWORK (CAN) MAY EXHIBIT A POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) NON-COMMUNICATION EVENT, WHICH COULD LEAD TO AN UNNECESSARY PCM REPLACEMENT USING NORMAL DIAGNOSTICS. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2003 SUPER DUT

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October 30, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 7.3L ENGINE (AFTER SERIAL NUMBER 0661894) – UNDER VALVE COVER (UVC) HARNESS RETAINER CLIP RELEASED FOR SERVICE. INCLUDES 2003 ECONOLINE, SUPER DUTY, F650/750 AND EXCURSION. *TT

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July 21, 2003 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER – SERVICE TIPS. 2003 ESCORT AND SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

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May 1, 2004 072200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

CERTAIN 2001 THROUGH 2003 MODEL YEAR ECONOLINE COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) VEHICLES – REAR HIGH -PRESSURE FUEL LINE INSPECTION. IN SOME OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE CNG FITTING CONNECTORS MAY DEVELOP A FUEL LEAK AT ONE OR BOTH OF THE FIT

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September 18, 2007 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

MERLIN MULTIPLEX SYSTEM WHEN A PROER/GROUND LUG IS NOT CORRECTLY TIGHTENED OR BECOMES LOOSE FOR ANY REASON; ERRATIC SYSTEM OPERATION IS POSSIBLE.

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September 18, 2007 350000 EQUIPMENT

MERLIN MULTIPLEX SYSTEM WHEN A PROER/GROUND LUG IS NOT CORRECTLY TIGHTENED OR BECOMES LOOSE FOR ANY REASON; ERRATIC SYSTEM OPERATION IS POSSIBLE.

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September 1, 2001 091110 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLING/CHARGING

DEDICATED CNG REGULATOR BOWL KIT AVAILABLE. *JG

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October 1, 2002 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

VARIOUS 2003 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PREMIUM CD-6 RADIOS – CD-6 SHUFFLE FEATURE BETWEEN DISCS NOT AVAILABLE. *TT

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