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This condition may result in heat damage and could lead to a fire.

Electrical System — Battery — Cables

Summary
On certain passenger vehicles, the battery cable includes a fusible link that may contact and subsequently chafe on a #2 cross member attaching bolt.
Actions
Dealers will inspect the fusible link and position it away from the cross member bolt. If the fusible link has already chafed and copper wires have been exposed, the fusible link will be replaced. The recall began on November 18, 2005. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673, or Lincoln/Mercury at 1-800-521-4140.
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Date Announced
NOV 09, 2005
Vehicles Affected
98,836
Ford Recall #
05S38
NHTSA Campaign #
05V518000
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