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If the ground wire is loose, electrical current may flow to the radio suppression strap causing it to heat and potentially melt or ignite adjacent components which could result in a fire.

Electrical System — Battery

Summary
On certain pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles equipped with 6.0L diesel engines, the engine ground stud that attaches the negative battery terminal eyelet to the engine block may be loose.
Actions
Dealers will replace the engine ground stud and the radio suppression strap and adjacent components will be inspected for damage and replaced, if necessary. The recall began on July 23, 2004. Owners should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
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Date Announced
JUL 07, 2004
Vehicles Affected
83,687
Ford Recall #
04S15
NHTSA Campaign #
04V327000
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