2004 Ford MUSTANG Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2004 Ford MUSTANG Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID544949
 Internal NHTSA #10124246
 ManufacurerFord Motor Company
 Model Year2004
 File date23/05/04
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemA stuck wide open throttle occurred while driving my 2004 ford svt cobra mustang... Fortunately i am an experienced driver with some auto racing in my background... I was able to quickly push in the clutch(engine was bouncing off the rev limiter at this point), and turn off the key... The cobra mustang has hydro-boost power brakes and power steering so at this point, steering effort and brake pedal effort "went through the roof"(were very high). Since i am an enthusiastic supporter and buyer of ford products i would like to see a recall on this very common problem... Before some one less experienced gets killed!!! These are very powerful cars!!! Things happen extremely fast when the pedal is down!!! The cause of this stuck throttle is a partial bending of the accelerator pedal, and the contact with and sticking under of the carpet by the pedal. A stuck wide open throttle in any car is very dangerous!!! A stuck wide open throttle in this particular car is insane!!! To correct the problem as soon as i arrived home i trimmed the carpet that was contacting the throttle when down... So that it would no longer touch at all. Please note---> at first i thought that the floor mat had caused the problem. I was wrong... While still possible if dislodged from it's anchor point... It was not what was sticking the pedal... It was the carpet, which was shaped poorly and retained even worse in that critical throttle area. Please notify the proper authorities as to the potential for extreme consequences this defect presents. Please note that the date in the date field is a guess since this occurred over a year ago... I am filing now because i have read about numerous other instances of this occurring and i find it very troubling.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure2000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateSPRING, TX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase31/03/04
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders8
Drive train typeRWD
Transmission typeMAN
 Vehicle speed30
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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