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post #1 of 11 Old 12-07-2007, 04:21 AM Thread Starter
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Recall Notice...cam position sensor

FYI
Dealers will inspect the sensor and replace it with an "improved camshaft
position sensor" for free. NHTSA says owners of the affected vehicles can
contact Ford at (866) 436-7332.


Copyright 2007 Ford Motor Company
Michael A. Berardi Ford Motor Company
Director P. O. Box 1904
Service Engineering Operations Dearborn, Michigan 48121
Ford Customer Service Division
December 04, 2007
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

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Thanks for the info, but how many of these CPS threads do we really need?
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Ha

Atleast 20, I'm gonna post one up in the 6.0 section too.
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Really Jon! Is my 6.0 covered under this recall?
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yeah

go to the dealer and tell them you want your 6.0 cps recall!
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hey, sorry if this isn't the first notice you read. I checked the threads going back to November...on this Excursion forum... and must have missed something. Anyway, the title says it all if somebody hasn't got the message yet.

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Geez. I thought all the 7.3 guys carried a CPS in the glovebox. Ford is only 10 years too late on this. Maybe in 10 years they'll recall the 6.0 heads and everyone will get them free too.

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lmao -- 4th one i've seen so far in the last 4 days

I just hope to get a new one so I can keep the new one in my glove box for whenver
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hahaha -- i haven't been on like I used to be... so I don't catch as much as I used to


But yah -- I figured it was getting up there! Marck (with info from Jon) broke the news 3 days ago before the stories came out
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