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Recall: 2008 F350/F450: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]17616,17617[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] Make: FORD
    Model: F350/F450
    Model Year: 2008
    MFG Campaign #: 07S49

    Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Begin Date of MFG: 6/13/2006
    End Date of MFG: 3/9/2007
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 33,169
    Date owner notified by MFG: 4/3/2007

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A 6.4L DIESEL ENGINE, EXCESSIVE TEMPERATURES IN THE DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER IN THE EXHAUST SYSTEM MAY RESULT FROM EXCESS HYDROCARBONS IN THE EXHAUST.

    Consequence Summary: LACK OF POWER OR ROUGH OPERATION, UNUSUAL NOISES FROM THE ENGINE OR EXHAUST, WHITE SMOKE FROM THE EXHAUST, AND POTENTIALLY A VISIBLE FLAME OUT THE TAILPIPE CAN OCCUR.

    Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. [/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Recall Notes: FORD RECALL NO. 07S49 CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).[/FONT][FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
     

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