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post #1 of 64 (permalink) Old 12-05-2007, 11:55 PM Thread Starter
 
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Ford 7.3L CPS Recall

This was posted over on Powerstroke Nation:



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I saw this on the FTE site:



TO: All U.S. Ford and Lincoln Mercury Dealers

SUBJECT: Safety Recall 07S57:

Certain 1997 - 2003 F-Super Duty, Excursion, and E-Series Vehicles

Equipped with 7.3L Diesel Engines

Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor Inspection / Replacement

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Vehicle Line Model Years Assembly Plant Production Dates

Econoline 1997-2003 Lorain Assembly Plant 4/3/1996 - 9/16/2003

Excursion 2000-2003 Kentucky Truck Plant 3/25/1999 - 11/1/2002

F650/750 Series 2000-2003 Cuautitlan Assembly Plant 1/20/1999 - 10/31/2002

F-Series 1997 Kentucky Truck Plant 6/18/1996 - 12/17/1997

F-Series 1997 Cuautitlan Assembly Plant 6/11/1996 - 12/10/1997

F-Series 1999-2003 Kentucky Truck Plant 9/3/1997 - 11/4/2002

F-Series 1999-2003 Cuautitlan Assembly Plant 10/2/1998 - 7/21/2003

Affected vehicles are identified in OASIS. In addition, for a list of vehicles assigned to your dealership,

visit https://web.fsavinlists.dealerconnection.com . This information will be available on December 04,

2007.

REASON FOR THIS SAFETY RECALL

In some of the affected vehicles, the Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor may fail due to circuit

degradation. If the CMP Sensor should fail, the engine may stall. In the event of an engine stall, a

crash could result without warning. A new CMP Sensor with improved reliability is now available.

SERVICE ACTION

Dealers are to inspect the CMP Sensor to verify which design level sensor is installed in the affected

vehicles, and replace all prior level sensors. This service must be performed on affected vehicles at no

charge to the vehicle owner.

OWNER NOTIFICATION MAILING SCHEDULE

Parts to repair this condition are currently not available in sufficient quantities to service all of the

affected vehicles. Therefore, to ensure that an ample supply of parts is available, owners of affected

vehicles will be notified in separate phase mailings over several months. Phase mailing will begin the

week of December 17, 2007; prioritized by age of vehicle. Dealers should repair any affected vehicles

that arrive at their dealerships, whether or not the customer has received a letter.


You can go to:



http://www.ford.com/owner-services/c...ll-information



Type in your VIN and see if your truck is affected. Bout time they took care of this!
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post #2 of 64 (permalink) Old 12-06-2007, 12:06 AM
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I just spoke with a woman at ford's customer service line. She informed me that this recall also applies to out of warranty vehicles since this is considered a safety issue.
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This looks like a good sticky..........

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Second that!!!!!!!!

Any idea how long you might have to wait for parts at dealerships?

Cost if any???

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Shouldnt have to wait for parts; sounds like they're just giving everyone the new CPS.

I dont see any 1994-1996 trucks listed. They had the same engine, I wonder why they're CPS is exempt? Is there an age- based cutoff?

2002 F-350 Lariat crew cab 4x4 PSD auto, DRW with 163,000 miles, Ford AIS, otherwise all stock.

1994 F-250 PSD, 5 speed, open intake, 5" single stack, gauges, DynaMat, 302,000 miles.
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Punched in the vin for my '96 and nothing comes up. Must only be on the '97 and newer.

Now the real reason the price on them has plumited comes out. Ford does that so they don't have to pay the dealers as much for warranty claims.

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"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." Henry Ford

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This looks like a good sticky..........
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Ha. My truck is included. 202,000 miles later.......
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