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Find the latest 1997 Ford Club Wagon recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Consequence If the battery cable or starter wire insulation is damaged by such contact, a short to ground can occur, resulting in overheating of the wiring and possible ignition of surrounding components.
Dates of Manufacture June - September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S54
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V193000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect for chafing of the cable and will add insulation and a tie strap to the battery cable harness.
Summary The battery cable harness has inadequate protection from contact with the right engine mount. Cable insulation could wear through.
Consequence If the battery cable or starter wire insulation is damaged by such contact, a short to ground can occur, resulting in overheating of the wiring and possible ignition of surrounding components.
Dates of Manufacture June - September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S54
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V193000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect for chafing of the cable and will add insulation and a tie strap to the battery cable harness.
Summary The battery cable harness has inadequate protection from contact with the right engine mount. Cable insulation could wear through.
Consequence If the battery cable or starter wire insulation is damaged by such contact, a short to ground can occur, resulting in overheating of the wiring and possible ignition of surrounding components.
Dates of Manufacture June - September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S54
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V193000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect for chafing of the cable and will add insulation and a tie strap to the battery cable harness.
Summary The battery cable harness has inadequate protection from contact with the right engine mount. Cable insulation could wear through.
Consequence If the battery cable or starter wire insulation is damaged by such contact, a short to ground can occur, resulting in overheating of the wiring and possible ignition of surrounding components.
Dates of Manufacture June - September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S54
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V193000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect for chafing of the cable and will add insulation and a tie strap to the battery cable harness.
Summary The battery cable harness has inadequate protection from contact with the right engine mount. Cable insulation could wear through.
Consequence If the battery cable or starter wire insulation is damaged by such contact, a short to ground can occur, resulting in overheating of the wiring and possible ignition of surrounding components.
Dates of Manufacture June - September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S54
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V193000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect for chafing of the cable and will add insulation and a tie strap to the battery cable harness.
Summary The battery cable harness has inadequate protection from contact with the right engine mount. Cable insulation could wear through.
Consequence If the battery cable or starter wire insulation is damaged by such contact, a short to ground can occur, resulting in overheating of the wiring and possible ignition of surrounding components.
Dates of Manufacture June - September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S54
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V193000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect for chafing of the cable and will add insulation and a tie strap to the battery cable harness.
Summary The battery cable harness has inadequate protection from contact with the right engine mount. Cable insulation could wear through.
Consequence If the battery cable or starter wire insulation is damaged by such contact, a short to ground can occur, resulting in overheating of the wiring and possible ignition of surrounding components.
Dates of Manufacture June - September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S54
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V193000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect for chafing of the cable and will add insulation and a tie strap to the battery cable harness.
Summary The battery cable harness has inadequate protection from contact with the right engine mount. Cable insulation could wear through.
Consequence If the battery cable or starter wire insulation is damaged by such contact, a short to ground can occur, resulting in overheating of the wiring and possible ignition of surrounding components.
Dates of Manufacture June - September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S54
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V193000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect for chafing of the cable and will add insulation and a tie strap to the battery cable harness.
Summary The battery cable harness has inadequate protection from contact with the right engine mount. Cable insulation could wear through.
Consequence If the battery cable or starter wire insulation is damaged by such contact, a short to ground can occur, resulting in overheating of the wiring and possible ignition of surrounding components.
Dates of Manufacture June - September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S54
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V193000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect for chafing of the cable and will add insulation and a tie strap to the battery cable harness.
Summary The battery cable harness has inadequate protection from contact with the right engine mount. Cable insulation could wear through.

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