Mercury Recall 99S19: Ford/Throttle Cable

1999 Mercury Cougar

This condition can result in the throttle sticking, binding, or causing high engine RPM.

Vehicle Speed Control

Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The accelerator cable may have been manufactured with a burr on or near the end of the cable sleeve interior. This burr could fray the core wire resulting in the accelerator not returning to idle when the accelerator is released.
Dealers will install a revised accelerator cable that has a flared conduit sleeve end and molded on end fitting.
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Date Announced
JUL 20, 1999
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