2002 F150 V6 Stuck at FULL throttle Throttle Body Linkage Cover Clamshell Cracked in Half while Driving.

Date Complaint Filed: 02/27/2014 Component(s): FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM , VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL Date of Incid ent: 02/26/2014 NHTSA ID Number: 10566358
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Crash:No Fire:No Number of Injuries:0 Number of Deaths:0 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Vehicle Identification No. (VIN): 1FTRX17252N...
SUMMARY: THROTTLE BODY LINKAGE "PLASTIC COVER CLAMSHELL" CRACKED IN HALF AT PLASTIC HINGE (OXIDIZED PLASTIC) . LOOSE PLASTIC COVER WEDGED OPEN THROTTLE FULLY C AUSING "DANGEROUS LIFE THREATENING" DRIVING STUCK AT FULL THROTTLE. I HAVE THE COVER AND PHOTOS IF YOU WANT ME TO SEND THEM.
Date Complaint Filed: 02/27/2014 Component(s): FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM , VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL Date of Incid ent: 02/26/2014 NHTSA ID Number: 10566358
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Vehicle MakeModelModel Year(s)
FORDF SERIES2002
To: Tier 1 Email - CRCFMC Subject: Technical Inquiry
WHAT IS YOUR VEHICLE SALES OR SERVICE ISSUE?:vin 1FTRX17252NB16459 2002 F15 0 V6 Throttle Body Linkage Cover Clamshell Cracked in Half while Driving. C over then Fell into Linkage Wedging Throttle "FULL OPEN" While Driving. Pla stic linage cover Looks to be a 'Clam SHELL' plastic Seam on the Bottom. Th in Plastic Seam has Oxidized and Weakened. Needs to be addressed. Extreme l iability and public relations NightMare of vehicles with throttle Stuck Wid e open crashing in the Future. Would Seem ALL of these covers are due to st art cracking and falling into Throttle linkage. WHAT ACTION HAS YOUR DEALER TAKEN TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE?:Called GreenWood Fo rd in Bowling Green KY. UnKnown Lady was "Flippant" about having to Ask Ser vice Manager about this issue. WHAT ASSISTANCE ARE YOU SEEKING FROM FORD MOTOR COMPANY?:Pl Are you the owner of the vehicle :Yes VIN : 1FTRX17252NB1 MILEAGE : 154000 WHERE IS YOUR VEHICLE NOW : InPossession HAVE YOU CONTACTED THE DEALER :Yes
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