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Lincoln Recalls

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LINCOLN: AVIATOR: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

NHTSA Campaign Number: 02V313000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: AVIATOR
Model Year: 2003
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 02S43
Manufacturer Component Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: - 20021110
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 25
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20021121
Record Creation Date: 20021126

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CABLE CAN BECOME DISLODGED FROM THE SHIFT CABLE BRACKET.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD RESULT RESULTING IN INCORRECT GEAR INDICATION.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL ADD A STRAP TO THE SHIFT CABLE ADJUSTER TO PREVENT THE SHIFT CABLE FROM BECOMING DISLODGED. FORD HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: BLACKWOOD: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V078000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: BLACKWOOD
Model Year: 2003
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 155584
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070312
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20070306
Record Creation Date: 20070306

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, GASOLINE OR NATURAL GAS ENGINES, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT.

Consequence Summary:

OVERHEATING COULD RESULT IN SMOKE, BURN, OR AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS INTO THE SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V017, 05V388, AND 06V286)

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: BLACKWOOD: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 11V385000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: BLACKWOOD
Model Year: 2003
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 11S21
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19950620 - 20040804
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1100000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20110912
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20110729
Record Creation Date: 20110801

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN 1997 THROUGH 2003 MODEL YEAR FORD F-150, 2004 MODEL YEAR FORD F-150 HERITAGE, 1997 THROUGH 1999 MODEL YEAR F-250 LESS THAN 8,500 LBS. GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING (GVWR), AND 2002 AND 2003 LINCOLN BLACKWOOD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 20, 1995, THROUGH AUGUST 4, 2004, ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO ROAD DEICING CHEMICALS MAY CAUSE SEVERE CORROSION OF THE FUEL TANK STRAPS WHICH SECURE THE TANK TO THE VEHICLE.

Consequence Summary:

AS A RESULT OF THE CORROSION, ONE OR BOTH STRAPS MAY FAIL ALLOWING THE FUEL LINES TO SEPARATE FROM THE TANK, OR IN SOME CASES, CAUSING THE TANK TO CONTACT THE GROUND. EITHER SCENARIO MAY RESULT IN A FUEL LEAK PRESENTING A FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Summary:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSTRUCT THEM TO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO A FORD OR LINCOLN DEALER TO HAVE THE FUEL TANK STRAPS REPLACED WITH STRAPS THAT HAVE INCREASED CORROSION PROTECTION. EARLY IN THIS CAMPAIGN, IF REPLACEMENT STRAPS ARE NOT AVAILABLE, DEALERS MAY INSTALL A CABLE SUPPORT UNDER THE STRAP AS AN INTERIM REPAIR OR A STEEL REINFORCEMENT OVER THE EXISTING STRAP AS A PERMANENT REPAIR. ANY REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE. FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11S21

Notes:

FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11S21.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: BLACKWOOD: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V388000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: BLACKWOOD
Model Year: 2002
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: LINCOLN COMPOSITES
Manufacturered: - 20020820
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4500000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050912
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20050907
Record Creation Date: 20050907

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

A FIRE AT THE SWITCH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

BY LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2005, OWNERS WERE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED THAT PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND ADVISED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO RECONNECT THE SPEED CONTROL BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS WHO DID NOT HAVE THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED TO HAVE THEIR SYSTEM REMEDIED BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS ARE URGED TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF THE FREE DISCONNECT SERVICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE SIGNIFICANT RISK OF FIRE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V017 AND 06V286)

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: BLACKWOOD: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E056000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: UFI FILTERS USA
Vehicle/Equipment Model: BLACKWOOD
Model Year: 2002
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 58640
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060804
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: UFI FILTERS USA
Report Received Date: 20060613
Record Creation Date: 20060623

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.

Consequence Summary:

FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876800-230-5876 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO UFI FILTERS USA (PUROLATOR) AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: BLACKWOOD: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 11V385000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: BLACKWOOD
Model Year: 2002
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 11S21
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19950620 - 20040804
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1100000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20110912
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20110729
Record Creation Date: 20110801

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN 1997 THROUGH 2003 MODEL YEAR FORD F-150, 2004 MODEL YEAR FORD F-150 HERITAGE, 1997 THROUGH 1999 MODEL YEAR F-250 LESS THAN 8,500 LBS. GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING (GVWR), AND 2002 AND 2003 LINCOLN BLACKWOOD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 20, 1995, THROUGH AUGUST 4, 2004, ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO ROAD DEICING CHEMICALS MAY CAUSE SEVERE CORROSION OF THE FUEL TANK STRAPS WHICH SECURE THE TANK TO THE VEHICLE.

Consequence Summary:

AS A RESULT OF THE CORROSION, ONE OR BOTH STRAPS MAY FAIL ALLOWING THE FUEL LINES TO SEPARATE FROM THE TANK, OR IN SOME CASES, CAUSING THE TANK TO CONTACT THE GROUND. EITHER SCENARIO MAY RESULT IN A FUEL LEAK PRESENTING A FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Summary:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSTRUCT THEM TO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO A FORD OR LINCOLN DEALER TO HAVE THE FUEL TANK STRAPS REPLACED WITH STRAPS THAT HAVE INCREASED CORROSION PROTECTION. EARLY IN THIS CAMPAIGN, IF REPLACEMENT STRAPS ARE NOT AVAILABLE, DEALERS MAY INSTALL A CABLE SUPPORT UNDER THE STRAP AS AN INTERIM REPAIR OR A STEEL REINFORCEMENT OVER THE EXISTING STRAP AS A PERMANENT REPAIR. ANY REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE. FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11S21

Notes:

FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11S21.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V258000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S24
Manufacturer Component Description: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1083000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010820
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20010808
Record Creation Date: 20010823

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND LIGHT AND MEDIUM DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A SWITCH LOCATED IN THE PLASTIC COVER OF THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COULD MALFUNCTION AND OVERHEAT, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN LOSS OF INTERMITTENT WIPER FUNCTION, LOSS OF WIPER PARK FUNCTION, COMPLETE LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION, OR IGNITION OF THE PLASTIC COVER MATERIAL. SWITCH MALFUNCTION IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR WHEN THE INTERMITTENT SETTING OF THE WIPERS IS BEING USED, OR WHEN SNOW OR ICE OBSTRUCTS THE BLADES FROM RETURNING TO THE "PARKED" POSITION AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WINDSHIELD. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT AT THE FOLLOWING ASSEMBLY PLANTS: ATLANTA PLANT FROM 2/11/00 THROUGH 7/31/00; CHICAGO PLANT FROM 2/14/00 THROUGH 8/4/00; KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 2/26/00 TO 9/4/00; KENTUCKY TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/18/00 TO 8/31/00; MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/23/00 THROUGH 8/3/00; NORFOLK PLANT FROM 2/21/00 THROUGH 7/27/00; WAYNE STAMPING AND ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 2/25/00 THROUGH 8/15/00; AND WIXOM PLANT FROM 2/15/00 THROUGH 8/8/00.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF VISIBILITY WHILE DRIVING INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON THE WIPER MOTOR. MOTORS BUILT WITH THE SUSPECT TIME FRAME WILL HAVE THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COVER REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 20, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V258000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S24
Manufacturer Component Description: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1083000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010820
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20010808
Record Creation Date: 20010823

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND LIGHT AND MEDIUM DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A SWITCH LOCATED IN THE PLASTIC COVER OF THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COULD MALFUNCTION AND OVERHEAT, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN LOSS OF INTERMITTENT WIPER FUNCTION, LOSS OF WIPER PARK FUNCTION, COMPLETE LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION, OR IGNITION OF THE PLASTIC COVER MATERIAL. SWITCH MALFUNCTION IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR WHEN THE INTERMITTENT SETTING OF THE WIPERS IS BEING USED, OR WHEN SNOW OR ICE OBSTRUCTS THE BLADES FROM RETURNING TO THE "PARKED" POSITION AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WINDSHIELD. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT AT THE FOLLOWING ASSEMBLY PLANTS: ATLANTA PLANT FROM 2/11/00 THROUGH 7/31/00; CHICAGO PLANT FROM 2/14/00 THROUGH 8/4/00; KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 2/26/00 TO 9/4/00; KENTUCKY TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/18/00 TO 8/31/00; MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/23/00 THROUGH 8/3/00; NORFOLK PLANT FROM 2/21/00 THROUGH 7/27/00; WAYNE STAMPING AND ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 2/25/00 THROUGH 8/15/00; AND WIXOM PLANT FROM 2/15/00 THROUGH 8/8/00.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF VISIBILITY WHILE DRIVING INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON THE WIPER MOTOR. MOTORS BUILT WITH THE SUSPECT TIME FRAME WILL HAVE THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COVER REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 20, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V250000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S26
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19990726 - 19990813
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 25306
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19991011
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19990920
Record Creation Date: 19990928

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SEAT BELT RETRACTOR MAY HAVE A PIN SHAFT IN THE SWITCHABLE ELR/ALR MECHANISM THAT IS INCORRECTLY FORMED. IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES, THE SWITCHING MECHANISM COULD BECOME NONFUNCTIONAL, PREVENTING THE SEAT BELT WEBBING FROM BEING EXTRACTED FROM THE RETRACTOR. IT IS ALSO POSSIBLE THAT MALFUNCTION OF THE MECHANISM COULD PREVENT THE BELT FROM BEING SWITCHED INTO THE ALR MODE. THE ELR MECHANISM IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS CONDITION.

Consequence Summary:

IF THE MECHANISM MALFUNCTIONS AND DOES NOT ALLOW THE WEBBING TO BE EXTRACTED, THE LAP AND SHOULDER BELT COULD NOT BE WORN BY A VEHICLE OCCUPANT. IN THE EVENT THAT THE MECHANISM DOES NOT ALLOW THE ALR MODE TO BE ENGAGED, THE OPERATOR MAY BE UNABLE TO PROPERLY INSTALL A CHILD SEAT IN THAT SEATING POSITION.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE LAP AND SHOULDER BELT ASSEMBLIES. ASSEMBLIES WITH JULIAN DATE CODES OF 200 THROUGH 223 ARE SUSPECT AND WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes:

FORD RECALLNO. 99S26. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 11, 1999. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V144000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 03G01
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19980507 - 20000229
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 43459
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20030331
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20030409
Record Creation Date: 20030507

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE DRIVER AND/OR PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG COULD DEPLOY AS A RESULT OF UNDERBODY IMPACTS NEAR THE SENSORS, SUCH AS THOSE OCCURRING FROM PIECES OF GRAVEL OR DEBRIS THROWN FROM THE WHEELS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED AT MODERATE TO HIGH SPEED OR BEING ACCELERATED.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE AIR BAG SENSORS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 31, 2003. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LINCOLN AT 1-800-521-41401-800-521-4140 FREE.

Notes:

FORD CAMPAIGN NO. 03G01.THIS ACTION IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN AND IS NOT BEING CONDUCTED UNDER THE SAFETY ACT.THE COMPANY HAS INFORMED NHTSA THAT IT WILL PROVIDE THE MODIFICATIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE FREE OF CHARGE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V144000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 03G01
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19980507 - 20000229
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 43459
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20030331
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20030409
Record Creation Date: 20030507

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE DRIVER AND/OR PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG COULD DEPLOY AS A RESULT OF UNDERBODY IMPACTS NEAR THE SENSORS, SUCH AS THOSE OCCURRING FROM PIECES OF GRAVEL OR DEBRIS THROWN FROM THE WHEELS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED AT MODERATE TO HIGH SPEED OR BEING ACCELERATED.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE AIR BAG SENSORS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 31, 2003. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LINCOLN AT 1-800-521-41401-800-521-4140 FREE.

Notes:

FORD CAMPAIGN NO. 03G01.THIS ACTION IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN AND IS NOT BEING CONDUCTED UNDER THE SAFETY ACT.THE COMPANY HAS INFORMED NHTSA THAT IT WILL PROVIDE THE MODIFICATIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE FREE OF CHARGE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V269000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19980912 - 19981001
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2500
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19981116
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981027
Record Creation Date: 19981029

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FUEL RAIL CROSSOVER HOSE WAS DAMAGED DURING FUEL RAIL ASSEMBLY ALLOWING FUEL LEAKAGE.

Consequence Summary:

FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL RAIL WITH A REVISED FUEL RAIL ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN NOVEMBER 16, 1998. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V028000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19970721 - 19971123
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 571800
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980323
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980210
Record Creation Date: 19980225
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE TEXT AND/OR GRAPHICS FOR THE VEHICLE HEADLAMP AIMING INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE OWNER GUIDES ARE NOT SUFFICIENTLY CLEAR. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."

Consequence Summary:

IF THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE REPLACED, CUSTOMERS MAY BE CONFUSED BY THE AIMING INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE OWNER GUIDES CAUSING THE HEADLAMPS TO BE IMPROPERLY AIMED.

Corrective Summary:

OWNER GUIDES CONTAINING REVISED AIMING INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN MARCH 23, 1998. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE OWNER GUIDE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V166000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1997
Manufacturer Component Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19960801 - 19960828
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 40000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960923
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19960905
Record Creation Date: 19960923

Defect Summary:

THE PARK PAWL ABUTMENT BRACKET HAS A SHARP EDGE WHICH CAN CAUSE THE PARKING PAWL TO HANG UP AND NOT ENGAGE THE PARK GEAR. THIS WOULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO MOVE EVEN THOUGH THE GEAR SHIFT INDICATOR SHOWS THAT THE VEHICLE IS IN PARK.

Consequence Summary:

UNINTENDED AND UNEXPECTED VEHICLE MOVEMENT CAN RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE PARK PAWL ABUTMENT BRACKET.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 23, 1996.NOTE: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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V009000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19941101 - 19951101
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 40000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19951229
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19960123
Record Creation Date: 19960125

Defect Summary:

A DEFECTIVE CONTROL MODULE IN THE "AUTOLAMP" SYSTEM CAN MALFUNCTION. IF THE "AUTOLAMP" SYSTEM IS BEING USED TO ACTIVATE THE EXTERIOR LIGHT (INCLUDING HEADLAMPS), THE HEADLAMPS COULD SHUT OFF WITHOUT WARNING. THIS WILL NOT OCCUR IF THE EXTERIOR LIGHTING IS TURNED ON MANUALLY BY THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH.

Consequence Summary:

IF THE HEADLAMPS SHUT OFF WHILE THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN, DRIVER VISIBILITY WOULD BE IMPAIRED INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE "AUTOLAMP" CONTROL MODULE. OWNERS ARE INSTRUCTED TO USE THE MANUAL HEADLAMP SWITCH UNTIL THE CONTROL MODULE CAN BE REPLACED.

Notes:

SYSTEM: LIGHTING AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V176000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Component Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19950407 - 19960816
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 340000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19961009
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19960918
Record Creation Date: 19960926

Defect Summary:

THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARK PAWL SHAFT MAY NOT BE FREE TO ROTATE AS INTENDED. IF THE PARK PAWL SHAFT DOES NOT ROTATE, IT WOULD PREVENT THE PARK PAWL FROM ENGAGING THE PARK GEAR WHEN THE SHIFT LEVER IS IN THE PARK POSITION.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN THE VEHICLE ROLLING AS IF IN NEUTRAL WITH THE SHIFT LEVER IN THE PARK POSITION.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE PARK PAWL SHAFT ROTATION AND THOSE SHAFTS WITH RESTRICTED ROTATION WILL BE REPLACED WITH A SHORTER SHAFT THAT WILL NOT RESTRICT ROTATION.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEING SEPTEMBER 30, 1996. NOTE: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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V009000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1995
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19941101 - 19951101
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 40000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19951229
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19960123
Record Creation Date: 19960125

Defect Summary:

A DEFECTIVE CONTROL MODULE IN THE "AUTOLAMP" SYSTEM CAN MALFUNCTION. IF THE "AUTOLAMP" SYSTEM IS BEING USED TO ACTIVATE THE EXTERIOR LIGHT (INCLUDING HEADLAMPS), THE HEADLAMPS COULD SHUT OFF WITHOUT WARNING. THIS WILL NOT OCCUR IF THE EXTERIOR LIGHTING IS TURNED ON MANUALLY BY THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH.

Consequence Summary:

IF THE HEADLAMPS SHUT OFF WHILE THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN, DRIVER VISIBILITY WOULD BE IMPAIRED INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE "AUTOLAMP" CONTROL MODULE. OWNERS ARE INSTRUCTED TO USE THE MANUAL HEADLAMP SWITCH UNTIL THE CONTROL MODULE CAN BE REPLACED.

Notes:

SYSTEM: LIGHTING AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V129000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1994
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19940601 - 19940601
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2500
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19940819
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19940712
Record Creation Date: 19940726

Defect Summary:

THE BRAKE PEDAL PUSH ROD RETAINER (HAIRPIN CLIP) MAY BE MISSING OR NOT PROPERLY INSTALLED ON THE SERVICE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN CAUSE DISENGAGEMENT OF THE BRAKE PUSHROD AND LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE RETAINER.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; PEDALS AND LINKAGES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT FORD SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V019000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1994
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 97S66
Manufacturer Component Description: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19910722 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 75200
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19970331
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19970225
Record Creation Date: 19970226

Defect Summary:

THESE VEHICLES ARE ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, IOWA, MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, AND SOUTH DAKOTA. THE VEHICLES INVOLVED ARE 1992-1994 TEMPO/TOPAZ VEHICLES WITH 3.0L ENGINES; 1994 TEMPO/TOPAZ WITH 2.3L ENGINES; 1992-1995 TAURUS/SABLE WITH 3.8L ENGINES; 1994-1995 TAURUS/SABLE WITH 3.0L ENGINES AND 1992-1994 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL VEHICLES WITH 3.8L ENGINES. DURING HIGH WINDS, HEAVY, BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW, AND LOW TEMPERATURES, THE ENGINE COOLING FAN CAN BECOME BLOCKED OR FROZEN WITH SNOW. THE FAN MOTOR MAY NOT ROTATE AND COULD OVERHEAT.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE SMOKE OR FLAMES FROM THE FAN AND/OR SHROUD, THE FAN ELECTRICAL WIRING, OR THE FAN MOTOR RESULTING IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ELECTRICAL JUMPER HARNESS CONTAINING AN AUTOMATIC RESETTING CIRCUIT BREAKER TO PROTECT THE FAN MOTOR LOW SPEED CIRCUITRY FROM OVERHEATING.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 15, 1997.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V025000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1994
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 97S65
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19900827 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 212700
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19970423
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19970226
Record Creation Date: 19970303

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.8L ENGINES AND ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, COLORADO, IOWA, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KANSAS, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NORTH DAKOTA, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, SOUTH DAKOTA, VERMONT, WISCONSIN, AND WYOMING. WATER CAN ACCUMULATE WITHIN THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE CONDUIT. IF ENOUGH WATER ACCUMULATES, IT COULD FREEZE WITHIN A LOW AREA OF THE CABLE ROUTING WHEN EXPOSED TO A LONG TERM COLD SOAK AT TEMPERATURES AT LEAST SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW FREEZING.

Consequence Summary:

DRIVER CONTROL OF VEHICLE SPEED USING THE SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM OR THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEM WOULD BE DIMINISHED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL ADD A BOOT TO THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 7, 1997.NOTE: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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTRACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V323000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1994
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S36
Manufacturer Component Description: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19871104 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2697000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGNIA, AND WISCONSIN. THE REAR LOWER SUBFRAME MOUNT PLATE NUT CAN EXPERIENCE STRESS CORROSION CRACKING IF SUBJECTED TO LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALTS. THIS CAN RESULT IN FRACTURE AND LOSS OF THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE SUBFRAME MOUNT ATTACHMENT. DETACHMENT OF THE BODY MOUNTS AT THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME, WHICH SUPPORTS THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION, ALLOWS THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME TO DROP.

Consequence Summary:

IF BOTH REAR CORNERS DROP, STEERING WOULD BECOME SUDDENLY VERY DIFFICULT, AFFECTING VEHICLE CONTROL AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL SUBFRAME REAR MOUNT BOLTS, REINFORCEMENT PLATES, AND PLATE NUTS.

Notes:

NOTE:THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN SUPERCEDES RECALL CAMPAIGN 93V-106.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V009000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1994
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19921201 - 19930930
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 506000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980415
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980121
Record Creation Date: 19980126

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HEADLIGHTS CAN FLASH INTERMITTENTLY AS A RESULT OF THE CIRCUIT BREAKER OPENING. THE VEHICLE'S HEADLIGHTS CAN GO OUT FOR BRIEF INTERVALS.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF HEADLIGHTS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION CAN AFFECT A DRIVER'S ABILITY TO NAVIGATE THE ROADWAY AND REDUCE THE VISIBILITY OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A HEADLIGHT SWITCH THAT INCORPORATES A CRICUIT BREAKER OF REVISED DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF A WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR AND WIRING, IF NEEDED.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 15, 1998. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V019000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1993
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 97S66
Manufacturer Component Description: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19910722 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 75200
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19970331
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19970225
Record Creation Date: 19970226

Defect Summary:

THESE VEHICLES ARE ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, IOWA, MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, AND SOUTH DAKOTA. THE VEHICLES INVOLVED ARE 1992-1994 TEMPO/TOPAZ VEHICLES WITH 3.0L ENGINES; 1994 TEMPO/TOPAZ WITH 2.3L ENGINES; 1992-1995 TAURUS/SABLE WITH 3.8L ENGINES; 1994-1995 TAURUS/SABLE WITH 3.0L ENGINES AND 1992-1994 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL VEHICLES WITH 3.8L ENGINES. DURING HIGH WINDS, HEAVY, BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW, AND LOW TEMPERATURES, THE ENGINE COOLING FAN CAN BECOME BLOCKED OR FROZEN WITH SNOW. THE FAN MOTOR MAY NOT ROTATE AND COULD OVERHEAT.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE SMOKE OR FLAMES FROM THE FAN AND/OR SHROUD, THE FAN ELECTRICAL WIRING, OR THE FAN MOTOR RESULTING IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ELECTRICAL JUMPER HARNESS CONTAINING AN AUTOMATIC RESETTING CIRCUIT BREAKER TO PROTECT THE FAN MOTOR LOW SPEED CIRCUITRY FROM OVERHEATING.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 15, 1997.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V025000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1993
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 97S65
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19900827 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 212700
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19970423
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19970226
Record Creation Date: 19970303

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.8L ENGINES AND ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, COLORADO, IOWA, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KANSAS, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NORTH DAKOTA, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, SOUTH DAKOTA, VERMONT, WISCONSIN, AND WYOMING. WATER CAN ACCUMULATE WITHIN THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE CONDUIT. IF ENOUGH WATER ACCUMULATES, IT COULD FREEZE WITHIN A LOW AREA OF THE CABLE ROUTING WHEN EXPOSED TO A LONG TERM COLD SOAK AT TEMPERATURES AT LEAST SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW FREEZING.

Consequence Summary:

DRIVER CONTROL OF VEHICLE SPEED USING THE SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM OR THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEM WOULD BE DIMINISHED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL ADD A BOOT TO THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 7, 1997.NOTE: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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTRACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V323000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1993
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S36
Manufacturer Component Description: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19871104 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2697000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGNIA, AND WISCONSIN. THE REAR LOWER SUBFRAME MOUNT PLATE NUT CAN EXPERIENCE STRESS CORROSION CRACKING IF SUBJECTED TO LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALTS. THIS CAN RESULT IN FRACTURE AND LOSS OF THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE SUBFRAME MOUNT ATTACHMENT. DETACHMENT OF THE BODY MOUNTS AT THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME, WHICH SUPPORTS THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION, ALLOWS THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME TO DROP.

Consequence Summary:

IF BOTH REAR CORNERS DROP, STEERING WOULD BECOME SUDDENLY VERY DIFFICULT, AFFECTING VEHICLE CONTROL AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL SUBFRAME REAR MOUNT BOLTS, REINFORCEMENT PLATES, AND PLATE NUTS.

Notes:

NOTE:THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN SUPERCEDES RECALL CAMPAIGN 93V-106.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V009000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1993
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19921201 - 19930930
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 506000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980415
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980121
Record Creation Date: 19980126

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HEADLIGHTS CAN FLASH INTERMITTENTLY AS A RESULT OF THE CIRCUIT BREAKER OPENING. THE VEHICLE'S HEADLIGHTS CAN GO OUT FOR BRIEF INTERVALS.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF HEADLIGHTS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION CAN AFFECT A DRIVER'S ABILITY TO NAVIGATE THE ROADWAY AND REDUCE THE VISIBILITY OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A HEADLIGHT SWITCH THAT INCORPORATES A CRICUIT BREAKER OF REVISED DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF A WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR AND WIRING, IF NEEDED.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 15, 1998. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V019000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1992
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 97S66
Manufacturer Component Description: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19910722 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 75200
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19970331
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19970225
Record Creation Date: 19970226

Defect Summary:

THESE VEHICLES ARE ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, IOWA, MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, AND SOUTH DAKOTA. THE VEHICLES INVOLVED ARE 1992-1994 TEMPO/TOPAZ VEHICLES WITH 3.0L ENGINES; 1994 TEMPO/TOPAZ WITH 2.3L ENGINES; 1992-1995 TAURUS/SABLE WITH 3.8L ENGINES; 1994-1995 TAURUS/SABLE WITH 3.0L ENGINES AND 1992-1994 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL VEHICLES WITH 3.8L ENGINES. DURING HIGH WINDS, HEAVY, BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW, AND LOW TEMPERATURES, THE ENGINE COOLING FAN CAN BECOME BLOCKED OR FROZEN WITH SNOW. THE FAN MOTOR MAY NOT ROTATE AND COULD OVERHEAT.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE SMOKE OR FLAMES FROM THE FAN AND/OR SHROUD, THE FAN ELECTRICAL WIRING, OR THE FAN MOTOR RESULTING IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ELECTRICAL JUMPER HARNESS CONTAINING AN AUTOMATIC RESETTING CIRCUIT BREAKER TO PROTECT THE FAN MOTOR LOW SPEED CIRCUITRY FROM OVERHEATING.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 15, 1997.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V025000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1992
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 97S65
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19900827 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 212700
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19970423
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19970226
Record Creation Date: 19970303

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.8L ENGINES AND ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, COLORADO, IOWA, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KANSAS, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NORTH DAKOTA, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, SOUTH DAKOTA, VERMONT, WISCONSIN, AND WYOMING. WATER CAN ACCUMULATE WITHIN THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE CONDUIT. IF ENOUGH WATER ACCUMULATES, IT COULD FREEZE WITHIN A LOW AREA OF THE CABLE ROUTING WHEN EXPOSED TO A LONG TERM COLD SOAK AT TEMPERATURES AT LEAST SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW FREEZING.

Consequence Summary:

DRIVER CONTROL OF VEHICLE SPEED USING THE SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM OR THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEM WOULD BE DIMINISHED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL ADD A BOOT TO THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 7, 1997.NOTE: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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTRACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V323000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1992
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S36
Manufacturer Component Description: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19871104 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2697000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGNIA, AND WISCONSIN. THE REAR LOWER SUBFRAME MOUNT PLATE NUT CAN EXPERIENCE STRESS CORROSION CRACKING IF SUBJECTED TO LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALTS. THIS CAN RESULT IN FRACTURE AND LOSS OF THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE SUBFRAME MOUNT ATTACHMENT. DETACHMENT OF THE BODY MOUNTS AT THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME, WHICH SUPPORTS THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION, ALLOWS THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME TO DROP.

Consequence Summary:

IF BOTH REAR CORNERS DROP, STEERING WOULD BECOME SUDDENLY VERY DIFFICULT, AFFECTING VEHICLE CONTROL AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL SUBFRAME REAR MOUNT BOLTS, REINFORCEMENT PLATES, AND PLATE NUTS.

Notes:

NOTE:THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN SUPERCEDES RECALL CAMPAIGN 93V-106.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V134000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1991
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 325000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910926
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19910806
Record Creation Date: 19910807

Defect Summary:

FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTORS OF THE SUBJECT VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE SEVERE CORROSION IF OPERATED IN AREAS WHERE CALCIUM CHLORIDE AND SODIUM CHLORIDE ARE USED EXTENSIVELY.

Consequence Summary:

SEVERELY CORRODED ROTORS MAY FRACTURE OR SEPARATE NEARTHE INNER EDGES OF THE BRAKE DISCS RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS,HIGHER THAN NORMAL PEDAL EFFORTS, LOUD GRINDING NOISES, AND MODERATE PULLS WHENTHE BRAKES ARE APPLIED. REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS MAY INCREASE MINIMUMSTOPPING DISTANCES, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

REPLACE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS WITH FULL CAST FRONT BRAKE ROTORS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES SOLD OR REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CT, IL, IN, ME, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, AND WI.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V025000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1991
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 97S65
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19900827 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 212700
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19970423
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19970226
Record Creation Date: 19970303

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.8L ENGINES AND ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, COLORADO, IOWA, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KANSAS, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NORTH DAKOTA, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, SOUTH DAKOTA, VERMONT, WISCONSIN, AND WYOMING. WATER CAN ACCUMULATE WITHIN THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE CONDUIT. IF ENOUGH WATER ACCUMULATES, IT COULD FREEZE WITHIN A LOW AREA OF THE CABLE ROUTING WHEN EXPOSED TO A LONG TERM COLD SOAK AT TEMPERATURES AT LEAST SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW FREEZING.

Consequence Summary:

DRIVER CONTROL OF VEHICLE SPEED USING THE SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM OR THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEM WOULD BE DIMINISHED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL ADD A BOOT TO THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 7, 1997.NOTE: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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTRACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V323000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1991
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S36
Manufacturer Component Description: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19871104 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2697000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGNIA, AND WISCONSIN. THE REAR LOWER SUBFRAME MOUNT PLATE NUT CAN EXPERIENCE STRESS CORROSION CRACKING IF SUBJECTED TO LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALTS. THIS CAN RESULT IN FRACTURE AND LOSS OF THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE SUBFRAME MOUNT ATTACHMENT. DETACHMENT OF THE BODY MOUNTS AT THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME, WHICH SUPPORTS THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION, ALLOWS THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME TO DROP.

Consequence Summary:

IF BOTH REAR CORNERS DROP, STEERING WOULD BECOME SUDDENLY VERY DIFFICULT, AFFECTING VEHICLE CONTROL AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL SUBFRAME REAR MOUNT BOLTS, REINFORCEMENT PLATES, AND PLATE NUTS.

Notes:

NOTE:THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN SUPERCEDES RECALL CAMPAIGN 93V-106.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90E043001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1990
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19890801 - 19900501
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 172000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19901105
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19901030
Record Creation Date: 19901031

Defect Summary:

THREADED INFLATOR COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY ALLOW COMPONENTS TO SEPARATE WHEN INFLATOR RECEIVES A SIGNAL TO DEPLOY THE AIR BAG.

Consequence Summary:

INFLATOR COMPONENT SEPARATION ALLOWS HOT COMBUSTION GASES TO ESCAPE INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT WHICH COULD RESULT IN INJURIES TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.

Corrective Summary:

REPLACE AIR BAG MODULES CONTAINING POTENTIALLY DEFECTIVE INFLATORS.

Notes:

NOTE:THIS CAMPAIGN WAS INITIATED BY TRW, INC., MANUFACTURER OF THE AIR BAG MODULE SYSTEM:AIR BAG MODULES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH DRIVER SIDE SUPPLEMENTAL AIRBAG MODULES.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V134000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1990
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 325000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910926
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19910806
Record Creation Date: 19910807

Defect Summary:

FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTORS OF THE SUBJECT VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE SEVERE CORROSION IF OPERATED IN AREAS WHERE CALCIUM CHLORIDE AND SODIUM CHLORIDE ARE USED EXTENSIVELY.

Consequence Summary:

SEVERELY CORRODED ROTORS MAY FRACTURE OR SEPARATE NEARTHE INNER EDGES OF THE BRAKE DISCS RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS,HIGHER THAN NORMAL PEDAL EFFORTS, LOUD GRINDING NOISES, AND MODERATE PULLS WHENTHE BRAKES ARE APPLIED. REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS MAY INCREASE MINIMUMSTOPPING DISTANCES, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

REPLACE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS WITH FULL CAST FRONT BRAKE ROTORS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES SOLD OR REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CT, IL, IN, ME, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, AND WI.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V323000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1990
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S36
Manufacturer Component Description: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19871104 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2697000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGNIA, AND WISCONSIN. THE REAR LOWER SUBFRAME MOUNT PLATE NUT CAN EXPERIENCE STRESS CORROSION CRACKING IF SUBJECTED TO LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALTS. THIS CAN RESULT IN FRACTURE AND LOSS OF THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE SUBFRAME MOUNT ATTACHMENT. DETACHMENT OF THE BODY MOUNTS AT THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME, WHICH SUPPORTS THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION, ALLOWS THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME TO DROP.

Consequence Summary:

IF BOTH REAR CORNERS DROP, STEERING WOULD BECOME SUDDENLY VERY DIFFICULT, AFFECTING VEHICLE CONTROL AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL SUBFRAME REAR MOUNT BOLTS, REINFORCEMENT PLATES, AND PLATE NUTS.

Notes:

NOTE:THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN SUPERCEDES RECALL CAMPAIGN 93V-106.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97I003000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1990
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19880701 - 19900331
Type of Report: I (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 299600
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19971007
Record Creation Date: 19971022

Defect Summary:

THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. FORD IS INITIATING AN OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM THAT WILL PROVIDE AN EXTENDED WARRANTY, 12 YEARS AND UNLIMITED MILEAGE, FOR ALL SEAT BELT BUCKLES WITH FUNCTIONAL CONCERNS.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THE OCCUPANT OF THE SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED AND PERSONAL INJURY COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY, FOR 12 YEARS AND UNLIMITED MILEAGE.

Notes:

NOTE:FORD HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY WITHOUT CHARGE.OWNERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V174000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1990
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19890301 - 19900331
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 63400
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980415
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19971007
Record Creation Date: 19971021

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEATING POSITION SEAT BELT BUCKLES MAY NOT LATCH OR UNLATCH.

Consequence Summary:

THESE CONDITIONS COULD REDUCE SEAT BELT USAGE INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 15, 1998. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V134000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1989
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 325000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910926
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19910806
Record Creation Date: 19910807

Defect Summary:

FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTORS OF THE SUBJECT VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE SEVERE CORROSION IF OPERATED IN AREAS WHERE CALCIUM CHLORIDE AND SODIUM CHLORIDE ARE USED EXTENSIVELY.

Consequence Summary:

SEVERELY CORRODED ROTORS MAY FRACTURE OR SEPARATE NEARTHE INNER EDGES OF THE BRAKE DISCS RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS,HIGHER THAN NORMAL PEDAL EFFORTS, LOUD GRINDING NOISES, AND MODERATE PULLS WHENTHE BRAKES ARE APPLIED. REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS MAY INCREASE MINIMUMSTOPPING DISTANCES, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

REPLACE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS WITH FULL CAST FRONT BRAKE ROTORS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES SOLD OR REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CT, IL, IN, ME, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, AND WI.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V048000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1989
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19881101 - 19881201
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 750
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19890412
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19890327
Record Creation Date: 19890405

Defect Summary:

THE LEFT SIDE, REAR SEAT BELT RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE IMPROPERLY SECURED AND COULD PULL FREE OF ITS MOUNTING LOCATION.

Consequence Summary:

OCCUPANT, THOUGH STILL RESTRAINED BY THE LAP PORTION OFTHE BELT, WOULD NOT HAVE UPPER BODY PROTECTION.

Corrective Summary:

REINSTALL THE RETRACTOR ATTACHMENT BOLT.

Notes:

SYSTEM: REAR SEAT BELT RETRACTOR.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V323000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1989
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S36
Manufacturer Component Description: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19871104 - 19941118
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2697000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGNIA, AND WISCONSIN. THE REAR LOWER SUBFRAME MOUNT PLATE NUT CAN EXPERIENCE STRESS CORROSION CRACKING IF SUBJECTED TO LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALTS. THIS CAN RESULT IN FRACTURE AND LOSS OF THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE SUBFRAME MOUNT ATTACHMENT. DETACHMENT OF THE BODY MOUNTS AT THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME, WHICH SUPPORTS THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION, ALLOWS THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME TO DROP.

Consequence Summary:

IF BOTH REAR CORNERS DROP, STEERING WOULD BECOME SUDDENLY VERY DIFFICULT, AFFECTING VEHICLE CONTROL AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL SUBFRAME REAR MOUNT BOLTS, REINFORCEMENT PLATES, AND PLATE NUTS.

Notes:

NOTE:THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN SUPERCEDES RECALL CAMPAIGN 93V-106.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97I003000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1989
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19880701 - 19900331
Type of Report: I (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 299600
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19971007
Record Creation Date: 19971022

Defect Summary:

THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. FORD IS INITIATING AN OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM THAT WILL PROVIDE AN EXTENDED WARRANTY, 12 YEARS AND UNLIMITED MILEAGE, FOR ALL SEAT BELT BUCKLES WITH FUNCTIONAL CONCERNS.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THE OCCUPANT OF THE SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED AND PERSONAL INJURY COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY, FOR 12 YEARS AND UNLIMITED MILEAGE.

Notes:

NOTE:FORD HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY WITHOUT CHARGE.OWNERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V174000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1989
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19890301 - 19900331
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 63400
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980415
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19971007
Record Creation Date: 19971021

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEATING POSITION SEAT BELT BUCKLES MAY NOT LATCH OR UNLATCH.

Consequence Summary:

THESE CONDITIONS COULD REDUCE SEAT BELT USAGE INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 15, 1998. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 87V139000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1987
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19850701 - 19870801
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3600000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19871012
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19870904
Record Creation Date: 19870909

Defect Summary:

SPRING LOCK FUEL LINE COUPLING MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ENGAGED.

Consequence Summary:

COUPLING COULD DISENGAGE DUE TO FUEL PRESSURE,VIBRATION, AND ENGINE MOVEMENTS; THIS WOULD CAUSE LOSS OF FUEL WHICH, INPRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, CREATES A FIRE RISK.

Corrective Summary:

INSTALL RETAINER CLIPS OVER THE COUPLINGS TO PREVENT COUPLING SEPARATION AND FUEL LEAKAGE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: FUEL LINE COUPLINGVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS AND LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FUELINJECTION.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V108000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1986
Manufacturer Component Description: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19851001 - 19860401
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 20000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860811
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19860808
Record Creation Date: 19860813

Defect Summary:

THE IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER MAY HANG UP AND NOT FULLY RETURN TO THE "ON" POSITION FROM THE "START" POSITION AFTER STARTING THE ENGINE. IF THIS OCCURS, THE ENGINE WILL REMAIN RUNNING, BUT THE BATTERY CURRENT TO THE BRAKE SYSTEM SUPPLY MOTOR WILL BE INTERRUPTED. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: WITH POWER TO MOST ACCESSORIES AND THE BRAKE SYSTEM SUPPLY MOTOR INTERRUPTED, THE POWER ASSIST TO THE FRONT BRAKE WILL BE LOST AND AFTER ABOUT 10 TO 15 NORMAL BRAKE STOPS, LOSS OF REAR BRAKE FUNCTION WILL RESULT, CAUSING INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE. HOWEVER, THE INSTRUMENT BRAKE WARNING LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE PRIOR TO REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY AND IF WARNING IS NOT HEEDED, AN ACCIDENT MAY OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

REPLACE IGNITION LOCK CYLINDERS WITH REVISED DESIGN CYLINDERS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER/BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH A BRAKE SYSTEM SUPPLY MOTOR FOR HYDRAULIC REAR BRAKES AND POWER ASSIST FRONT BRAKES.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 87V139000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1986
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19850701 - 19870801
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3600000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19871012
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19870904
Record Creation Date: 19870909

Defect Summary:

SPRING LOCK FUEL LINE COUPLING MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ENGAGED.

Consequence Summary:

COUPLING COULD DISENGAGE DUE TO FUEL PRESSURE,VIBRATION, AND ENGINE MOVEMENTS; THIS WOULD CAUSE LOSS OF FUEL WHICH, INPRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, CREATES A FIRE RISK.

Corrective Summary:

INSTALL RETAINER CLIPS OVER THE COUPLINGS TO PREVENT COUPLING SEPARATION AND FUEL LEAKAGE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: FUEL LINE COUPLINGVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS AND LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FUELINJECTION.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V109000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1986
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19840801 - 19860201
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 38000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860811
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19860808
Record Creation Date: 19860813

Defect Summary:

UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, CONTACTS IN BRAKE SYSTEM RELAY COULD REMAIN CLOSED, CAUSING THE BRAKE PUMP MOTOR TO RUN CONTINUOUSLY, CAUSING IT TO OVERHEAT AND EVENTUALLY FAIL. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: SHOULD THE BRAKE SUPPLY MOTOR FAIL, THE POWER ASSIST TO THE FRONT BRAKES WILL BE LOST, AND AFTER ABOUT 10 TO 15 NORMAL BRAKE STOPS, LOSS OF REAR BRAKE FUNCTION WILL RESULT, CAUSING INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE. HOWEVER, THE INSTRUMENT BRAKE WARNING LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE PRIOR TO REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY AND IF WARNING IS NOT HEEDED, AN ACCIDENT MAY OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

REPLACE PUMP MOTOR RELAYS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH A BRAKE SYSTEM SUPPLY MOTOR HYDRAULIC REAR BRAKES AND POWER ASSIST FRONT BRAKES.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V023000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1986
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19850701 - 19860101
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860220
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19860210
Record Creation Date: 19860226
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 105

Defect Summary:

WIRING CONNECTIONS IN AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR TO THE MASTER CYLINDER RESERVOIR FLUID LEVEL SENSORS WERE REVERSED AND FAIL TO INDICATE LOW FLUID LEVELS AS SPECIFIED BY FMVSS 105, HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: SENSOR WILL NOT TRANSMIT SIGNAL TO BRAKE WARNING LIGHT WHEN THE FLUID LEVEL IS LESS THAN ONE FOURTH FULL. WITHOUT THIS WARNING SIGNAL THE FLUID LEVEL MAY DECREASE TO THE POINT WHERE PARTIAL OR COMPLETE LOSS OF BRAKE WOULD BE EXPERIENCED AND MAY LEAD TO AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

RE-CONFIGURE WIRING TO THE FLUID LEVEL SENSOR CONNECTOR.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKE FLUID INDICATOR/FMVSS 105.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V115000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1986
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19850901 - 19850901
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 147
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19850919
Record Creation Date: 19850924

Defect Summary:

AN ALUMINUM CASTING FLASH ON THE FACE OF THE THROTTLE BODY MAY BREAK OFF AND BECOME TRAPPED BETWEEN THE THROTTLE PLATE AND THE BORE IN THE THROTTLE BODY. CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THROTTLE MAY FAIL TO RETURN TO IDLE POSITION WHEN RELEASED AND COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL WHICH MAY CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

REMOVE EXCESS CASTING FLASH.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS. SYSTEM: LINKAGE, THROTTLE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V040000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1985
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19841101 - 19850301
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 19200
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19850330
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19850409
Record Creation Date: 19850417

Defect Summary:

A MALFUNCTION MAY OCCUR IN THE AIR SUSPENSION ELECTRICAL CIRCUITRY.

Consequence Summary:

A WIRE TO THE AIR SUSPENSION COMPRESSOR COULD OVERHEAT CREATING A POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE, PRIMARILY WHEN PARKED AND KEY IS REMOVED.

Corrective Summary:

REPLACE CONTROL MODULE WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED MODULE.

Notes:

VECHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS. SYSTEM: AIR SUSPENSION CONTROL MODULE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V109000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1985
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19840801 - 19860201
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 38000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860811
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19860808
Record Creation Date: 19860813

Defect Summary:

UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, CONTACTS IN BRAKE SYSTEM RELAY COULD REMAIN CLOSED, CAUSING THE BRAKE PUMP MOTOR TO RUN CONTINUOUSLY, CAUSING IT TO OVERHEAT AND EVENTUALLY FAIL. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: SHOULD THE BRAKE SUPPLY MOTOR FAIL, THE POWER ASSIST TO THE FRONT BRAKES WILL BE LOST, AND AFTER ABOUT 10 TO 15 NORMAL BRAKE STOPS, LOSS OF REAR BRAKE FUNCTION WILL RESULT, CAUSING INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE. HOWEVER, THE INSTRUMENT BRAKE WARNING LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE PRIOR TO REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY AND IF WARNING IS NOT HEEDED, AN ACCIDENT MAY OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

REPLACE PUMP MOTOR RELAYS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH A BRAKE SYSTEM SUPPLY MOTOR HYDRAULIC REAR BRAKES AND POWER ASSIST FRONT BRAKES.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 84V072000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1984
Manufacturer Component Description: STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19840101 - 19840501
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 495
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19840711
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19840615
Record Creation Date: 19840620

Defect Summary:

IF THE SELECTOR IS GENTLY OR SLOWLY MOVED TOWARDS PARK, THE TRANSMISSION MAY NOT CHANGE TO PARKING GEAR. SIMILARLY, SLOW MOVEMENT OF THE SELECTOR FROM REVERSE TO NEUTRAL MAY NOT REMOVE THE TRANSMISSION FROM REVERSE GEAR.

Corrective Summary:

DEALER WILL REPLACE RUBBER-ISOLATED SHIFT ROD WITH A CONVENTIONAL ONE-PIECE ROD AND WILL READJUST THE SHIFT LINKAGE.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.4 LITER DIESEL ENGINEAND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WITH COLUMN MOUNTED SHIFTERS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN TRANSMISSION; GEAR SELECTOR LEVER.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: A PARKED CAR NOT IN THE PARK MODE MAY ROLL BACKWARD ORFORWARD IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT SET. ALSO WHEN MOVING FROM REVERSE TONEUTRAL, VEHICLE MAY STILL MOVE IN REVERSE BECAUSE THE GEAR CHANGE DID NOTOCCUR IN THE TRANSMISSION. UNEXPECTED VEHICLE MOVEMENT MAY RESULT IN ANACCIDENT AND PERSONAL INJURY.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V134000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1984
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19830801 - 19831201
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 530000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19831222
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19831220
Record Creation Date: 19840111
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 210

Defect Summary:

THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE D-SHAPED RING FOR THE SHOULDER BELT ARE INADEQUATELY SUPPORTED BY THE MATERIAL IN WHICH THEY ARE MOUNTED. THE ATTACHMENT DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES".

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW ATTACHING HARDWARE TO IMPROVE THE STRENGTH OF THE MOUNTING.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS; SEAT BELTS AND UPPER TORSO RESTRAINT ATTACHMENTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN SEVERE COLLISIONS, THE SHOULDER BELT ATTACHMENTCOULD SEPARATE, INCREASING THE POSSIBILITY OF OCCUPANT INJURY.NOTE: MANUFACTURER ADVISES THAT SEAT BELTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO BE USED AT ALLTIMES, AS SUBSTANTIAL BENEFITS MAY STILL BE OBTAINED.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07E064000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1983
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 34000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20071015
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
Report Received Date: 20070827
Record Creation Date: 20070824

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMPS SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF CARTER, ACCUFLOW, NAPA, TRUFLOW, PARTS DEPO, AND PARTS MASTER, SHIPPED BETWEEN AUGUST 2006 AND JULY 2007 FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM IN CERTAIN PRODUCTION RUNS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR INADEQUATELY TESTED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO LEAK.

Consequence Summary:

A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Summary:

FEDERAL-MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 15, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL-MOGUL AT 248-354-7700248-354-7700 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET CARTER, NAPA, ACCUFLOW, TRU FLOW, PARTS MASTER, AND PARTS DEPOT BRAND FUEL PUMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED MOTOR VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V017000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1983
Manufacturer Component Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19821101 - 19821201
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 36000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19830309
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19830224
Record Creation Date: 19830228

Defect Summary:

THE SHIFT INDICATOR MAY NOT ACCURATELY REFLECT THE SHIFT SELECTOR POSITION. SOME VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH TRANSMISSION CONTROL SELECTOR TUBE RETAINING CLIPS THAT MAY NOT BE HARD ENOUGH. THE CLIP MAY LOOSEN OR FALL OFF, AND THE SELECTOR TUBE MAY BECOME DISPLACED.

Corrective Summary:

THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL SELECTOR TUBE RETAINING CLIP AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH COLUMN SHIFT ANDAUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION CONTROL SELECTOR TUBE RETAINING CLIPS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE SELECTOR TUBE, WHICH IS ROUTED INSIDE THE STEERINGCOLUMN, CONTROLS THE POSITION OF THE TRANSMISSION GEAR INDICATOR IN THE DASH.IF THE CLIP LOOSENS AND THE TUBE IS NOT POSITIONED CORRECTLY, THE INDICATOR MAYNOT BE ACCURATE. FOR EXAMPLE, THE INDICATOR MAY SHOW THAT THE TRANSMISSION ISIN "PARK", WHEN IT IS ACTUALLY IN "REVERSE", OR IT MAY INDICATE "NEUTRAL" WHENTHE TRANSMISSION IS IN GEAR. IF THIS SHOULD OCCUR, AND THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOTSET, THE VEHICLE MAY MOVE UNEXPECTEDLY AND CAUSE AN ACCIDENT OR PERSONALINJURY.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V028000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1983
Manufacturer Component Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19821201 - 19830201
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 98162
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19830226
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19830307
Record Creation Date: 19830311

Defect Summary:

THE PARKING GEAR MAY NOT ENGAGE, EVEN THOUGH THE GEAR SHIFT LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "PARK" POSITION. THIS OCCURS IF THE LINKAGE INSIDE THE TRANSMISSION THAT ACTUATES THE PARK GEAR WAS IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. A PIN THAT RETAINS COMPONENTS ON A LINKAGE (ACTUATING) ROD COULD BREAK AND THE LINKAGE MAY NOT ENGAGE THE PARKING GEAR.

Corrective Summary:

DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE PARKING PAWL ACTUATING ROD ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVETRANSMISSIONS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION, PARKING PAWL ACTUATING ASSEMBLY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT APPLIED AND THE PARKINGGEAR DOES NOT ENGAGE, UNEXPECTED VEHICLE MOVEMENT COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT ANDPERSONAL INJURY.NOTE: DRIVERS SHOULD ALWAYS APPLY THE PARKING BRAKE WHENEVER LEAVING THEVEHICLE.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07E064000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1982
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 34000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20071015
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
Report Received Date: 20070827
Record Creation Date: 20070824

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMPS SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF CARTER, ACCUFLOW, NAPA, TRUFLOW, PARTS DEPO, AND PARTS MASTER, SHIPPED BETWEEN AUGUST 2006 AND JULY 2007 FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM IN CERTAIN PRODUCTION RUNS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR INADEQUATELY TESTED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO LEAK.

Consequence Summary:

A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Summary:

FEDERAL-MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 15, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL-MOGUL AT 248-354-7700248-354-7700 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET CARTER, NAPA, ACCUFLOW, TRU FLOW, PARTS MASTER, AND PARTS DEPOT BRAND FUEL PUMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED MOTOR VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

NHTSA Campaign Number: 82V041000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1982
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19810801 - 19820301
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 15988
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19820526
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19820427
Record Creation Date: 19820430

Defect Summary:

THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH AN INADEQUATE SEAL BETWEEN THE FUEL FILLER PIPE-HOUSING ASSEMBLY AND THE FUEL FILLER OPENING-COLLAR ASSEMBLY. TWO ATTACHING SCREWS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS JOINT WERE OMITTED DURING ASSEMBLY. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT A SMALL QUANTITY OF OVERFLOW FUEL COULD LEAK INTO THE RIGHT REAR FENDER WELL BEHIND THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT TRIM PANEL IF FUEL "SPIT-BACK" OR OVERFILLING WERE TO OCCUR DURING REFUELING.

Corrective Summary:

DEALER WILL INSTALL THE TWO MISSING FASTENERS AND A LOWER FLANGE REINFORCEMENT AT NO COST TO OWNER.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL FILLER.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF FUEL LEAKAGE WERE TO TAKE PLACE, IT IS POSSIBLE THATA FUEL AND AIR MIXTURE IN THE FENDER WELL COULD BE IGNITED BY NEARBY ELECTRICALCOMPONENTS CAUSING VEHICLE DAMAGE AND SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07E064000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1980
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 34000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20071015
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
Report Received Date: 20070827
Record Creation Date: 20070824

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMPS SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF CARTER, ACCUFLOW, NAPA, TRUFLOW, PARTS DEPO, AND PARTS MASTER, SHIPPED BETWEEN AUGUST 2006 AND JULY 2007 FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM IN CERTAIN PRODUCTION RUNS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR INADEQUATELY TESTED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO LEAK.

Consequence Summary:

A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Summary:

FEDERAL-MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 15, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL-MOGUL AT 248-354-7700248-354-7700 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET CARTER, NAPA, ACCUFLOW, TRU FLOW, PARTS MASTER, AND PARTS DEPOT BRAND FUEL PUMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED MOTOR VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V117000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1979
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19790201 - 19790301
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 82000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19790618
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19790515
Record Creation Date: 19791012

Defect Summary:

THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH BRAKE PUSH-ROD TO BRAKE PEDAL RETAINING PINS WHICH WERE NOT HEAT-TREATED AS SPECIFIED. THIS COULD ALLOW THE BRAKE PEDAL TO BECOME DISENGAGED FROM THE PUSH-ROD.

Corrective Summary:

DEALER WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT BRAKE RETAINING PIN.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; HYDRAULIC LINKAGE, PEDAL.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: DISENGAGEMENT OF THE BRAKE PEDAL WOULD RESULT IN TOTALLOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES, WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND ANACCIDENT.NOTE: THE PARKING BRAKE WILL REMAIN OPERATIONAL EVEN IF SERVICE BRAKES ARELOST.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

NHTSA Campaign Number: 78V256000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1979
Manufacturer Component Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19781101 - 19781101
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19781117
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19781127
Record Creation Date: 19791012

Defect Summary:

THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS IN WHICH THE PARKING PAWL WAS NOT HEAT-TREATED. DURING NORMAL VEHICLE OPERATION, A PARKING PAWL THAT HAS NOT BEEN HEAT-TREATED COULD BECOME DEFORMED OR WORN TO THE POINT THAT THE TRANSMISSION WILL NOT LOCK IN "PARK". AS A RESULT, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL FREE IF THE DRIVER DOES NOT SET THE PARKING BRAKE WHEN PARKING OR LEAVING VEHICLE UNATTENDED.

Corrective Summary:

DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE PARKING PAWL WITH ONE THAT HAS BEEN HEAT-TREATED.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION, AUTOMATIC.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN VEHICLE DAMAGE, PROPERTYDAMAGE, AND PERSONAL INJURY.NOTE: OWNER IS ADVISED TO ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE WHEN LEAVING THE VEHICLEPARKED OR UNATTENDED.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 77V140000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1977
Manufacturer Component Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19770701 - 19770801
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19771118
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19770913
Record Creation Date: 19791012

Defect Summary:

THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE FITTED WITH TILT STEERING COLUMNS CONTAINING TRANSMISSION CONTROL INSERTS INTENDED FOR TRUCKS RATHER THAN PASSENGER VEHICLES. THIS MAY CAUSE THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR POINTER TO BE MISALIGNED AND THE POSSIBILITY OF STARTING THE ENGINE WHEN THE SELECTOR IS BETWEEN THE NEUTRAL (N) AND DRIVE (D) DETENTS AND THE TRANSMISSION IS IN DRIVE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CONTROL INSERT, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH TILT STEERING COLUMNS ANDAUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION CONTROL INSERTS, STEERING COLUMN.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD THE ENGINE START WITH THE TRANSMISSION IN DRIVE,THE VEHICLE COULD UNEXPECTEDLY MOVE FORWARD AND AN ACCIDENT AND PERSONAL INJURYCOULD RESULT.NOTE: PRIOR TO CORRECTIVE ACTION, DRIVER SHOULD BE CAREFUL TO START THE ENGINEONLY WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR INDICATES PARK (P).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07E064000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1976
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 34000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20071015
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
Report Received Date: 20070827
Record Creation Date: 20070824

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMPS SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF CARTER, ACCUFLOW, NAPA, TRUFLOW, PARTS DEPO, AND PARTS MASTER, SHIPPED BETWEEN AUGUST 2006 AND JULY 2007 FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM IN CERTAIN PRODUCTION RUNS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR INADEQUATELY TESTED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO LEAK.

Consequence Summary:

A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Summary:

FEDERAL-MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 15, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL-MOGUL AT 248-354-7700248-354-7700 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET CARTER, NAPA, ACCUFLOW, TRU FLOW, PARTS MASTER, AND PARTS DEPOT BRAND FUEL PUMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED MOTOR VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

NHTSA Campaign Number: 74V126000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1975
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2027
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19740820
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19740813
Record Creation Date: 19791012

Notes:

FORD CAMPAIGN NO 129.WITH 460 ENGINES AND 4V-CARBURETORS.JOB 1 TO AUG.3,1974.POSSIBILITY THAT THE FUEL INLET SEAT ON 4V-CARBURETORS INSTALLED ONVEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 460 CID ENGINES MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY TORQUED WHICHCOULD PERMIT THE INLET SEAT TO LOOSEN WITH VEHICLE OPERATION.SHOULD THISOCCUR, THE CARBURETOR FLOAT WOULD HOLD THE SUPPLEMENTARY FUEL INLET OPENRESULTING IN FLOODING AND SUBSEQUENT STALLING OF THE ENGINE AT IDLE.(CORRECTBY INSPECTING AND RETORQUING FUEL INLET SEAT).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07E064000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1975
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 34000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20071015
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
Report Received Date: 20070827
Record Creation Date: 20070824

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMPS SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF CARTER, ACCUFLOW, NAPA, TRUFLOW, PARTS DEPO, AND PARTS MASTER, SHIPPED BETWEEN AUGUST 2006 AND JULY 2007 FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM IN CERTAIN PRODUCTION RUNS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR INADEQUATELY TESTED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO LEAK.

Consequence Summary:

A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Summary:

FEDERAL-MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 15, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL-MOGUL AT 248-354-7700248-354-7700 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET CARTER, NAPA, ACCUFLOW, TRU FLOW, PARTS MASTER, AND PARTS DEPOT BRAND FUEL PUMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED MOTOR VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 74V156000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1975
Manufacturer Component Description: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 105
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19740917
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19740917
Record Creation Date: 19791012

Notes:

FORD CAMPAIGN NO 138.POSSIBILITY THAT AN INCORRECT STEERING COLUMN FLEXCOUPLING WAS INSTALLED IN PRODUCTION.IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS THE STEERINGSYSTEM WOULD HAVE AN UNEQUAL NUMBER OF WHEEL TURNS RIGNT AND LEFT OF CENTERWHICH MAY OVERSTRESS THE PITMAN ARM STUD, AND EXTENDED OPERATION COULD RESULTIN FATIGUE FRACTURE OF THE STUD.(CORRECT BY INSEPCTING AND REPLACING STEERINGCOLUMN COUPLING).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 74V011000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1974
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 127208
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19740111
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19740116
Record Creation Date: 19791012

Notes:

POSSIBILITY THAT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE SPEED CONTROL OPTION MAY HAVE THEVENT SOLENOID ARMATURE BIND WITHIN THE SERVO ASSEMBLY BECAUSE OF AN UNDERSIZEBRASS EYELET THAT GUIDES THE ARMATURE.SHOULD THIS CONDITION OCCUR, THE SPEEDCONTROL SYSTEM WILL MAINTAIN OR, IF THE BINDING OCCURS IN THE ACCELERATOR MODE,IT WILL INCREASE THE SPEED OF THE VEHICLE WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING EVEN THOUGH THEDRIVER ATTEMPTS TO DISENGAGE THE SYSTEM.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLACINGWITH IMPROVED PARTS).

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LINCOLN: CONTINENTAL: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 69V044000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: CONTINENTAL
Model Year: 1969
Manufacturer Component Description: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19681001 - 19690101
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 12985
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19690409
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19690410
Record Creation Date: 19791012

Notes:

POSSIBILITY THAT END FITTINGS ON POWER STEERING PRESSURE HOSES WERE NOTPROPERLY CRIMPED.IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS FITTING MAY SEPARATE FROM HOSEUNDER MAXIMUM PRESSURE.(CORRECT BY REPLACING WITH NEW HOSES.)

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LINCOLN: LS: WHEELS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V136000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: LS
Model Year: 2003
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 03S01
Manufacturer Component Description: WHEELS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20021113 - 20030212
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1736
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20030414
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20030407
Record Creation Date: 20030422

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 17 INCH CHROME WHEELS, THE CHROME WHEELS WERE NOT HEAT-TREATED. THESE WHEELS MAY CRACK AT THE LUG-NUT HOLES, WHICH COULD RESULT IN THE LOSS OF THE LUG-NUT TORQUE.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE DRIVER MAY EXPERIENCE NOISE AND/OR VIBRATION WHILE DRIVING THE VEHICLE. CONTINUED OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE COULD RESULT IN THE WHEEL SEPARATING FROM THE HUB, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WHEELS TO MAKE SURE THAT ALL THE WHEELS HAVE BEEN HEAT-TREATED. ANY WHEEL THAT HAS NOT BEEN HEAT-TREATED WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 14, 2003. 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 LINCOLN AT 1-800-521-41401-800-521-4140 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO.03S01. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: LS: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V359001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: LS
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S39
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19980818 - 20000929
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 82300
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001124
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20001103
Record Creation Date: 20001103

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATIONS WHEN THEY WERE ATTACHED TO THE LOWER CONTROL ARMS.

Consequence Summary:

IF THE BALL JOINT ATTACHING NUTS ARE NOT ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED, THEY CAN LOOSEN AND, ULTIMATELY, RESULT IN FRACTURE OF THE BALL JOINT STUD. IF THE BALL JOINT FRACTURES, CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE COULD BE AFFECTED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TORQUE ON THE TWO BALL JOINT ATTACHING NUTS. VEHICLES WITH LOOSE BALL JOINT ATTACHING NUTS WILL EITHER HAVE THE FASTENERS TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATION, OR IF NECESSARY, THE BALL JOINTS WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 24, 2000.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: LS: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V359001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: LS
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S39
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19980818 - 20000929
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 82300
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001124
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20001103
Record Creation Date: 20001103

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATIONS WHEN THEY WERE ATTACHED TO THE LOWER CONTROL ARMS.

Consequence Summary:

IF THE BALL JOINT ATTACHING NUTS ARE NOT ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED, THEY CAN LOOSEN AND, ULTIMATELY, RESULT IN FRACTURE OF THE BALL JOINT STUD. IF THE BALL JOINT FRACTURES, CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE COULD BE AFFECTED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TORQUE ON THE TWO BALL JOINT ATTACHING NUTS. VEHICLES WITH LOOSE BALL JOINT ATTACHING NUTS WILL EITHER HAVE THE FASTENERS TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATION, OR IF NECESSARY, THE BALL JOINTS WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 24, 2000.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: MARK LT: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V520000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: MARK LT
Model Year: 2006
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S40
Manufacturer Component Description: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20050912 - 20051017
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 199942
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20051122
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20051109
Record Creation Date: 20051115

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, PASSENGER CARS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITHOUT GREASE BEING APPLIED TO THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR.

Consequence Summary:

AFTER A PERIOD OF CONTINUOUS USE ON THE HIGH SPEED SETTING, LACK OF GREASE ON THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR MAY CAUSE THE GEAR TO DISTORT OR FRACTURE DURING OPERATION RESULTING IN A LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION. INOPERATIVE WIPERS UNDER INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE A CRASH DUE TO IMPAIRED VISIBILITY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIPER MOTOR FOR THE PRESENCE OF GREASE AND GREASE THE WIPER MOTOR GEARS IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 22, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE OR LINCOLN/MERCURY AT 1-800-521-41401-800-521-4140 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S40. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: MARK LT: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V208000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: MARK LT
Model Year: 2006
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08S05
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20040419 - 20060531
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 605684
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080627
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20080507
Record Creation Date: 20080507

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING 605,684 MY 2005-2006 F-150 AND LINCOLN MARK LT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L 3-VALVE ENGINES. THE BRAKE BOOSTER VACUUM SUPPLY HOSE ATTACHED TO THE INTAKE MANIFOLD FITTING MAY SWELL OVER TIME AND LOSE RETENTION FORCE. THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW THE HOSE TO BECOME DETACHED FROM THE FITTING DURING AN INTAKE MANIFOLD BACKFIRE. SHOULD THE HOSE DETACH FROM THE INTAKE MANIFOLD, SEVERAL BRAKE APPLICATIONS WITH POWER ASSIST WILL BE AVAILABLE BEFORE THE VACUUM RESERVE IS DEPLETED.

Consequence Summary:

ONCE THE BRAKE BOOSTER VACUUM RESERVE IS DEPLETED, THE DRIVER WILL HAVE FOUNDATION BRAKE FUNCTION, BUT WITH INCREASED BRAKE PEDAL EFFORT. REDUCED VEHICLE BRAKING COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE A RUBBER HOSE ON THE BRAKE BOOSTER VACUUM SUPPLY TUBE ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 27, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 08S05.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: MARK LT: INTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06V033000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: MARK LT
Model Year: 2006
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 06C11
Manufacturer Component Description: INTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20050825 - 20051213
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 211432
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060227
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20060206
Record Creation Date: 20060208
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 135

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH EITHER THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 105, 'HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS' OR FMVSS NO. 135, 'PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS.' THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A SOFTWARE ERROR IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER.

Consequence Summary:

THIS ERROR COULD PREVENT THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) WARNING LIGHT FROM ILLUMINATING IF THE ABS MODULE EVER BECAME INOPERATIVE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IN THESE VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 27, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO.06C11. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: MARK LT: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E056000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: UFI FILTERS USA
Vehicle/Equipment Model: MARK LT
Model Year: 2006
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 58640
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060804
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: UFI FILTERS USA
Report Received Date: 20060613
Record Creation Date: 20060623

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.

Consequence Summary:

FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876800-230-5876 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO UFI FILTERS USA (PUROLATOR) AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: MARK LT: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 11V107000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: MARK LT
Model Year: 2006
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 11S18
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20041101 - 20060124
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1325000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20110323
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20110223
Record Creation Date: 20110223

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2006 F-150 PICK UP TRUCKS AS WELL AS CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 LINCOLN MARK LT VEHICLES. IF THE CLOCKSPRING JUMPER WIRE COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE DRIVER SIDE FRONTAL AIR BAG LOWER HORN PLATE, THE WIRE INSULATION MAY BECOME CHAFED, CREATING A POTENTIAL FOR A SHORT CIRCUIT. IF THIS OCCURS THE AIR BAG WARNING LAMP MAY ILLUMINATE INDICATING THAT SERVICE IS REQUIRED.

Consequence Summary:

THE DRIVER SIDE FRONTAL AIR BAG COULD INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL IF OCCURRING WHILE IN MOTION.

Corrective Summary:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSTRUCT THEM TO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO A FORD OR LINCOLN/MERCURY DEALER TO HAVE A NEW CLOCKSPRING JUMPER WIRE INSTALLED THAT INCORPORATES A PROTECTIVE MESH COVER. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THIS SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SOME VEHICLES IN MARCH 2011. THE RECALL CAMPAIGN ON THE EXPANDED POPULATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MAY 9, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11S18.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: MKX: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 11V128000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: MKX
Model Year: 2011
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 10S14
Manufacturer Component Description: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20101025 - 20101120
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8022
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20110307
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20110224
Record Creation Date: 20110225

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 FORD F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, EDGE, AND LINCOLN MKX TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 25, 2010, THROUGH NOVEMBER 20, 2010. THESE VEHICLES WERE INSPECTED USING INTEGRATED DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (IDS) THAT HAD A CUSTOM SOFTWARE ROUTINE TO READ THE SUSPECT BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) SERIAL NUMBER. BASED ON THE SERIAL NUMBER THE BCM WAS EITHER NOT AFFECTED OR REPLACED. THE CUSTOM SOFTWARE ROUTINE WAS NOT READING THE CORRECT SET OF CHARACTERS, AND WAS NOT ABLE TO IDENTIFY A BCM THAT REQUIRED REPLACEMENT AFFECTED BCMS MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR AN INTERNAL SHORT.

Consequence Summary:

IF AN ELECTRICAL SHORT DEVELOPS, AN OVERHEATING CONDITION MAY OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALER WILL INSPECT THE BODY CONTROL MODULE AND IF NECESSARY REPLACE IT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 7, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

Notes:

FORD SAFETY RECALL NO. 10S14.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: MKX: STRUCTURE:BODY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V659000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: MKX
Model Year: 2011
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 10S14
Manufacturer Component Description: STRUCTURE:BODY
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 14737
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20110111
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20101229
Record Creation Date: 20101229

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, EDGE AND LINCOLN MKX VEHICLES. DURING A SIX-DAY PRODUCTION PERIOD, THE SUPPLIER OF THE BODY CONTROL MODULE MANUFACTURED MODULES THAT MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR AN INTERNAL SHORT.

Consequence Summary:

IF AN ELECTRICAL SHORT DEVELOPS, AN OVERHEATING CONDITION MAY OCCUR WHICH CAN RESULT IN AN UNATTENDED VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALER WILL REPLACE THE BODY CONTROL MODULE IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 11, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

Notes:

FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 10S14.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: MKX: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V516000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: MKX
Model Year: 2011
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 10C14
Manufacturer Component Description: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20100701 - 20101008
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 71
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20101101
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20101027
Record Creation Date: 20101027
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 206

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 EDGE AND LINCOLN MKX VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 1, 2010, THROUGH OCTOBER 8, 2010. THESE VEHICLES WERE SHIPPED WITH INCORRECTLY CONFIGURED ELECTRONIC MODULE SETTINGS THAT DISABLE THE LOCKING FUNCTION OF THE LIFTGATE. ACCORDINGLY, THE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 206, "DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS."

Consequence Summary:

THE LIFTGATE LOCK MAY BE DISABLED AND THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO LOCK THE LIFTGATE USING INTERIOR LOCK SWITCHES OR REMOTE KEY FOB BUTTONS.

Corrective Summary:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL HAVE THE AFFECTED CONTROL MODULES UPDATED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

Notes:

FORD SAFETY RECALL NO. 10C14.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: MKX: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V301000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: MKX
Model Year: 2008
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08S06
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20080613 - 20080617
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 142
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080711
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20080703
Record Creation Date: 20080709

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING 142 MY 2008 EDGE AND LINCOLN MKK ALL WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES. THE FUEL TANK WELD FIXTURE MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO A CONTAMINANT DURING PRODUCTION WHICH COULD CAUSE A DIMPLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FUEL TANK AT A SPOT WELD.

Consequence Summary:

THIS DIMPLE COULD RESULT IN A FUEL LEAK OR A FUEL DRIP FROM THE TANK. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FUEL TANK FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 11, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-437-73321-866-437-7332 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 08S06.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V166000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2008
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08C03
Manufacturer Component Description: TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20070510 - 20080109
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 158
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080424
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20080411
Record Creation Date: 20080414
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 138

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING 158 MY 2008 EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN NAVIGATOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) AND THE LIMO BUILDERS PACKAGE FOR FAILING TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 138, Z"TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEMS." THE TIRE PRESSURE WAS INCREASED FROM 35 PSI TO 40 PSI WITHOUT A COMMENSURATE UPDATE TO THE TPMS CALIBRATIONS.

Consequence Summary:

THE TPMS INDICATOR LIGHT WILL NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN A TIRE PRESSURE IS IS 25% BELOW THE 40 PSI VALUE STATED ON THE TIRE PLACARD LABEL OCCURS.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL RECONFIGURE THE TPMS THRESHOLDS TO THE APPROPRIATE PRESSURES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 08C03.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V058000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2008
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08S03
Manufacturer Component Description: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20060303 - 20070809
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 123632
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080305
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20080205
Record Creation Date: 20080206

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING 123,632 MY 2007-2008 EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN NAVIGATOR VEHICLES. THE DOOR HANDLE HOUSING EMBOSSMENT RETAINING THE BOTTOM OF THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE SPRING ON ALL SIDE DOORS MAY FRACTURE DURING NORMAL CUSTOMER USAGE. THIS CAN RESULT IN INSUFFICIENT SPRING FORCE TO RETURN THE HANDLE TO THE FULLY CLOSED POSITION. THE HANDLE MAY BE LOOSE CAUSING A RATTLE OR NOISE AND THE HANDLE MAY NOT RETURN TO THE FULLY CLOSED POSITION. THIS CONDITION MAY ALSO PROVIDE A DELAYED RESISTANCE WHEN ACTUATING THE HANDLE PRIOR TO OPENING THE DOOR.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A SIDE IMPACT CRASH, THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE MAY CAUSE THE DOOR LATCH TO OPEN INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO A VEHICLE OCCUPANT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE INTERIOR HANDLE SPRING ON ALL SIDE DOORS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 5, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 08S03.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V057000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2007
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08S02
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20060814 - 20061222
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 57199
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080303
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20080205
Record Creation Date: 20080206

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING 57,199 MY 2006-2007 E-150, E-250, E-350, AND MY 2007 EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN NAVIGATOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L ENGINES. THE FUEL RAIL CROSS-OVER HOSE MAY CONTAIN WEAK AREAS. AS A RESULT, THE HOSE MAY CRACK, WHICH COULD CAUSE A FUEL ODOR AND/OR FUEL LEAK.

Consequence Summary:

FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL RAIL ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 3, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 08S02.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V058000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2007
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08S03
Manufacturer Component Description: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20060303 - 20070809
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 123632
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080305
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20080205
Record Creation Date: 20080206

Defect Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING 123,632 MY 2007-2008 EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN NAVIGATOR VEHICLES. THE DOOR HANDLE HOUSING EMBOSSMENT RETAINING THE BOTTOM OF THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE SPRING ON ALL SIDE DOORS MAY FRACTURE DURING NORMAL CUSTOMER USAGE. THIS CAN RESULT IN INSUFFICIENT SPRING FORCE TO RETURN THE HANDLE TO THE FULLY CLOSED POSITION. THE HANDLE MAY BE LOOSE CAUSING A RATTLE OR NOISE AND THE HANDLE MAY NOT RETURN TO THE FULLY CLOSED POSITION. THIS CONDITION MAY ALSO PROVIDE A DELAYED RESISTANCE WHEN ACTUATING THE HANDLE PRIOR TO OPENING THE DOOR.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A SIDE IMPACT CRASH, THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE MAY CAUSE THE DOOR LATCH TO OPEN INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO A VEHICLE OCCUPANT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE INTERIOR HANDLE SPRING ON ALL SIDE DOORS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 5, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 08S03.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V520000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2006
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S40
Manufacturer Component Description: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20000912 - 20051017
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 199942
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20051122
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20051109
Record Creation Date: 20051115

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, PASSENGER CARS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITHOUT GREASE BEING APPLIED TO THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR.

Consequence Summary:

AFTER A PERIOD OF CONTINUOUS USE ON THE HIGH SPEED SETTING, LACK OF GREASE ON THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR MAY CAUSE THE GEAR TO DISTORT OR FRACTURE DURING OPERATION RESULTING IN A LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION. INOPERATIVE WIPERS UNDER INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE A CRASH DUE TO IMPAIRED VISIBILITY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIPER MOTOR FOR THE PRESENCE OF GREASE AND GREASE THE WIPER MOTOR GEARS IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 22, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE OR LINCOLN/MERCURY AT 1-800-521-41401-800-521-4140 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S40. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: TIRES:TREAD/BELT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V310000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2006
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S35
Manufacturer Component Description: TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20050502 - 20050523
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10061
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050713
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20050706
Record Creation Date: 20050706

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE FRONT AND REAR TIRES ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE OF AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED AT THE CENTER TREAD DURING PRODUCTION.

Consequence Summary:

OVER TIME, THE DAMAGE MAY BE SUFFICIENT TO ALLOW BELT CORROSION ULTIMATELY LEADING TO A TREAD SEPARATION, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT ALL FOUR TIRES (TO ENSURE INSPECTION OF THE LEFT HAND SIDE TIRES THAT MAY HAVE BEEN ROTATED TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE) FOR TIRE TREAD DAMAGE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DAMAGED TIRE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 13, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S35.PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROGRAM WILL EXPIRE ON DECEMBER 31, 2005.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V519000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2006
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S39
Manufacturer Component Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20050908 - 20051003
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 289
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20051118
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20051109
Record Creation Date: 20051115

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AN INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING PAWL GUIDE PLATE.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD CAUSE THE PARKING LOCK SYSTEM NOT TO ENGAGE, AFTER THE TRANSMISSION IS PLACED IN THE PARK ("P") POSITION. IF THE VEHICLE WAS PARKED ON AN INCLINE, AND THE PARKING BRAKE WAS NOT ENGAGED, THIS COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ROLLAWAY CONDITION.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPAIR AND REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION GUIDE PLATE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 18, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LINCOLN AT 1-800-248-01861-800-248-0186 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S39. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E064000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: TRADESONIC
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2003
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4029
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: TRADESONIC
Report Received Date: 20060717
Record Creation Date: 20060717
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN TRADESONIC COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence Summary:

LACK OF AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS IN THE LAMPS WILL DECREASE LIGHTING VISIBILITY TO OTHER DRIVERS AND MAY POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

TRADESONIC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRADESONIC AT 626-934-8884626-934-8884 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO TRADESONIC AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V388000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2002
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: - 20020820
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4500000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050912
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20050907
Record Creation Date: 20050907

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

A FIRE AT THE SWITCH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

BY LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2005, OWNERS WERE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED THAT PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND ADVISED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO RECONNECT THE SPEED CONTROL BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS WHO DID NOT HAVE THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED TO HAVE THEIR SYSTEM REMEDIED BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS ARE URGED TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF THE FREE DISCONNECT SERVICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE SIGNIFICANT RISK OF FIRE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V017 AND 06V286)

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09E012000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: SABERSPORT
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2002
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16270
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090511
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: SABERSPORT
Report Received Date: 20090407
Record Creation Date: 20090407
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence Summary:

DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-75891-909-598-7589 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E064000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: TRADESONIC
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2002
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4029
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: TRADESONIC
Report Received Date: 20060717
Record Creation Date: 20060717
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN TRADESONIC COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence Summary:

LACK OF AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS IN THE LAMPS WILL DECREASE LIGHTING VISIBILITY TO OTHER DRIVERS AND MAY POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

TRADESONIC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRADESONIC AT 626-934-8884626-934-8884 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO TRADESONIC AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E056000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: UFI FILTERS USA
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2002
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 58640
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060804
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: UFI FILTERS USA
Report Received Date: 20060613
Record Creation Date: 20060623

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.

Consequence Summary:

FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876800-230-5876 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO UFI FILTERS USA (PUROLATOR) AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V258000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S24
Manufacturer Component Description: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1083000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010820
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20010808
Record Creation Date: 20010823

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND LIGHT AND MEDIUM DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A SWITCH LOCATED IN THE PLASTIC COVER OF THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COULD MALFUNCTION AND OVERHEAT, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN LOSS OF INTERMITTENT WIPER FUNCTION, LOSS OF WIPER PARK FUNCTION, COMPLETE LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION, OR IGNITION OF THE PLASTIC COVER MATERIAL. SWITCH MALFUNCTION IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR WHEN THE INTERMITTENT SETTING OF THE WIPERS IS BEING USED, OR WHEN SNOW OR ICE OBSTRUCTS THE BLADES FROM RETURNING TO THE "PARKED" POSITION AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WINDSHIELD. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT AT THE FOLLOWING ASSEMBLY PLANTS: ATLANTA PLANT FROM 2/11/00 THROUGH 7/31/00; CHICAGO PLANT FROM 2/14/00 THROUGH 8/4/00; KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 2/26/00 TO 9/4/00; KENTUCKY TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/18/00 TO 8/31/00; MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/23/00 THROUGH 8/3/00; NORFOLK PLANT FROM 2/21/00 THROUGH 7/27/00; WAYNE STAMPING AND ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 2/25/00 THROUGH 8/15/00; AND WIXOM PLANT FROM 2/15/00 THROUGH 8/8/00.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF VISIBILITY WHILE DRIVING INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON THE WIPER MOTOR. MOTORS BUILT WITH THE SUSPECT TIME FRAME WILL HAVE THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COVER REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 20, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V388000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: - 20020820
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4500000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050912
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20050907
Record Creation Date: 20050907

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

A FIRE AT THE SWITCH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

BY LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2005, OWNERS WERE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED THAT PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND ADVISED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO RECONNECT THE SPEED CONTROL BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS WHO DID NOT HAVE THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED TO HAVE THEIR SYSTEM REMEDIED BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS ARE URGED TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF THE FREE DISCONNECT SERVICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE SIGNIFICANT RISK OF FIRE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V017 AND 06V286)

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09E012000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: SABERSPORT
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16270
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090511
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: SABERSPORT
Report Received Date: 20090407
Record Creation Date: 20090407
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence Summary:

DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-75891-909-598-7589 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E064000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: TRADESONIC
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4029
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: TRADESONIC
Report Received Date: 20060717
Record Creation Date: 20060717
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN TRADESONIC COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence Summary:

LACK OF AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS IN THE LAMPS WILL DECREASE LIGHTING VISIBILITY TO OTHER DRIVERS AND MAY POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

TRADESONIC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRADESONIC AT 626-934-8884626-934-8884 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO TRADESONIC AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V227001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S21
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20000411 - 20010531
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1400000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010725
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20010716
Record Creation Date: 20010717

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND MINIVANS. EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS SUPPLIED BY TRW. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE DRIVER'S AND/OR FRONT PASSENGER'S OUTBOARD SEAT BELT BUCKLE MAY NOT FULLY LATCH. FORD CROWN VICTORIA BUILT AT ST. THOMAS ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 - 5/29/01 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS BUILT AT ST. THOMAS ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 - 5/29/01. LINCOLN TOWN CARS BUILT AT WIXOM ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 3/27/00 - 5/30/01. LINCOLN NAVIGATORS BUILT AT MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 4/11/00 - 5/31/01. FORD WINDSTARS BUILT AT OAKVILLE ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 3/23/00 - 5/30/01. FORD RANGERS BUILT AT TWIN CITIES PLANT FROM 3/28/00 - 5/30/01, AND ALSO AT THE EDISON PLANT FROM 3/13/00 - 5/25/01. FORD F-150 TRUCK BUILT AT NORFOLK PLANT FROM 4/18/00 - 5/25/00; AT ONTARIO PLANT FROM 5/10/00 - 5/28/01; AT KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 9/11/99 - 5/25/01; AND AT CUAUTITLAN PLANT FROM 5/16/00 - 6/9/01. FORD SUPER DUTY F-250, F-350, F-450, AND F-550 TRUCKS BUILT AT KENTUCKY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 - 5/27/01; AND AT CUAUTITLAN PLANT FROM 5/16/00 - 6/19/01. FORD EXCURSIONS BUILT AT KENTUCKY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 - 10/2/00. FORD EXPEDITIONS BUILT AT MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 4/11/00 - 5/31/01.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE RESTRAINT SYSTEM MAY NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE OCCUPANT PROTECTION, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT BELT BUCKLES AND IF THE BUCKLE FAILS THE INSPECTION PROCESS, IT WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 25, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E056000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: UFI FILTERS USA
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 58640
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060804
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: UFI FILTERS USA
Report Received Date: 20060613
Record Creation Date: 20060623

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.

Consequence Summary:

FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876800-230-5876 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO UFI FILTERS USA (PUROLATOR) AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V258000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S24
Manufacturer Component Description: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1083000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010820
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20010808
Record Creation Date: 20010823

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND LIGHT AND MEDIUM DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A SWITCH LOCATED IN THE PLASTIC COVER OF THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COULD MALFUNCTION AND OVERHEAT, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN LOSS OF INTERMITTENT WIPER FUNCTION, LOSS OF WIPER PARK FUNCTION, COMPLETE LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION, OR IGNITION OF THE PLASTIC COVER MATERIAL. SWITCH MALFUNCTION IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR WHEN THE INTERMITTENT SETTING OF THE WIPERS IS BEING USED, OR WHEN SNOW OR ICE OBSTRUCTS THE BLADES FROM RETURNING TO THE "PARKED" POSITION AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WINDSHIELD. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT AT THE FOLLOWING ASSEMBLY PLANTS: ATLANTA PLANT FROM 2/11/00 THROUGH 7/31/00; CHICAGO PLANT FROM 2/14/00 THROUGH 8/4/00; KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 2/26/00 TO 9/4/00; KENTUCKY TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/18/00 TO 8/31/00; MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/23/00 THROUGH 8/3/00; NORFOLK PLANT FROM 2/21/00 THROUGH 7/27/00; WAYNE STAMPING AND ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 2/25/00 THROUGH 8/15/00; AND WIXOM PLANT FROM 2/15/00 THROUGH 8/8/00.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF VISIBILITY WHILE DRIVING INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON THE WIPER MOTOR. MOTORS BUILT WITH THE SUSPECT TIME FRAME WILL HAVE THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COVER REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 20, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: TRAILER HITCHES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V073000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S05
Manufacturer Component Description: TRAILER HITCHES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19960722 - 19991209
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 565800
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000515
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000307
Record Creation Date: 20000313

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. THE TRAILER HITCH ASSEMBLY TO THE FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS COULD LOSE THE CLAMP LOAD.

Consequence Summary:

THE TRAILER HITCH COULD THEN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRAILER HITCH MOUNTING BOLTS AND NUT PLATES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 15, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V388000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: - 20020820
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4500000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050912
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20050907
Record Creation Date: 20050907

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

A FIRE AT THE SWITCH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

BY LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2005, OWNERS WERE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED THAT PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND ADVISED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO RECONNECT THE SPEED CONTROL BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS WHO DID NOT HAVE THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED TO HAVE THEIR SYSTEM REMEDIED BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS ARE URGED TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF THE FREE DISCONNECT SERVICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE SIGNIFICANT RISK OF FIRE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V017 AND 06V286)

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09E012000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: SABERSPORT
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16270
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090511
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: SABERSPORT
Report Received Date: 20090407
Record Creation Date: 20090407
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence Summary:

DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-75891-909-598-7589 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E064000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: TRADESONIC
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4029
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: TRADESONIC
Report Received Date: 20060717
Record Creation Date: 20060717
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN TRADESONIC COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence Summary:

LACK OF AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS IN THE LAMPS WILL DECREASE LIGHTING VISIBILITY TO OTHER DRIVERS AND MAY POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

TRADESONIC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRADESONIC AT 626-934-8884626-934-8884 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO TRADESONIC AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V017000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: - 20000807
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 738490
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050208
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20050127
Record Creation Date: 20050127

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUP TRUCKS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CONDITION COULD LEAD TO A FIRE. FIRES HAVE OCCURRED WHILE THE VEHICLES WERE PARKED WITH THE IGNITION 'OFF.'

Corrective Summary:

AS AN INTERIM REPAIR, OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED. AS SOON AS REPLACEMENT PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EARLY APRIL 2005), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A NEW SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V388 AND 06V286)

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E056000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: UFI FILTERS USA
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 58640
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060804
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: UFI FILTERS USA
Report Received Date: 20060613
Record Creation Date: 20060623

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.

Consequence Summary:

FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876800-230-5876 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO UFI FILTERS USA (PUROLATOR) AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: TRAILER HITCHES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V073000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S05
Manufacturer Component Description: TRAILER HITCHES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19960722 - 19991209
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 565800
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000515
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000307
Record Creation Date: 20000313

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. THE TRAILER HITCH ASSEMBLY TO THE FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS COULD LOSE THE CLAMP LOAD.

Consequence Summary:

THE TRAILER HITCH COULD THEN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRAILER HITCH MOUNTING BOLTS AND NUT PLATES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 15, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V388000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: - 20020820
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4500000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050912
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20050907
Record Creation Date: 20050907

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

A FIRE AT THE SWITCH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

BY LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2005, OWNERS WERE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED THAT PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND ADVISED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO RECONNECT THE SPEED CONTROL BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS WHO DID NOT HAVE THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED TO HAVE THEIR SYSTEM REMEDIED BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS ARE URGED TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF THE FREE DISCONNECT SERVICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE SIGNIFICANT RISK OF FIRE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V017 AND 06V286)

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09E012000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: SABERSPORT
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16270
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090511
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: SABERSPORT
Report Received Date: 20090407
Record Creation Date: 20090407
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence Summary:

DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-75891-909-598-7589 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V099000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Component Description: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19980701 - 19990412
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 53784
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990507
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19990429
Record Creation Date: 19990430

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE (4X4), 17" CHROME STEEL WHEELS. THE CLAMP LOAD CAN BE LOST ON THE WHEEL LUGS DUE TO INSUFFICIENT WHEEL CONTACT AREA WITH THE HUB. IN SOME CASES, THE CONTACT AREA CAN DEFORM, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF LUG NUT TORQUE.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF LUG NUT TORQUE CAN CAUSE VIBRATION OR SEPARATION OF A WHEEL AND TIRE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL RE-TORQUE THE WHEEL LUGS TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS AND ALSO INSTALL A LABEL THAT SPECIFIES THAT THE WHEEL LUGS BE TORQUED TO 110 LB-FT ANY TIME THE WHEEL IS REMOVED.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 7, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V312000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19980801 - 19980824
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 305
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990103
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981207
Record Creation Date: 19981214

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE FUEL LINE ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED BY THE SUPPLIER DURING MANUFACTURING, ALLOWING LEAKAGE.

Consequence Summary:

FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FRONT AND REAR FUEL LINE ASSEMBLIES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 3, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V296000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19981230
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981117
Record Creation Date: 19981124

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A MISSING OR PARTIALLY INSTALLED RETAINER CLIP THAT HOLDS THE MASTER CYLINDER PUSH ROD TO THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM.

Consequence Summary:

INCREASED BRAKE STOPPING DISTANCE CAN OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES TO SEE IF THE RETAINER CLIP WAS INSTALLED, AND REPAIR, IF NECESSARY.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 30, 1998.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E056000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: UFI FILTERS USA
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 58640
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060804
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: UFI FILTERS USA
Report Received Date: 20060613
Record Creation Date: 20060623

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.

Consequence Summary:

FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876800-230-5876 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO UFI FILTERS USA (PUROLATOR) AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: TRAILER HITCHES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V073000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S05
Manufacturer Component Description: TRAILER HITCHES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19960722 - 19991209
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 565800
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000515
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000307
Record Creation Date: 20000313

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. THE TRAILER HITCH ASSEMBLY TO THE FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS COULD LOSE THE CLAMP LOAD.

Consequence Summary:

THE TRAILER HITCH COULD THEN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRAILER HITCH MOUNTING BOLTS AND NUT PLATES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 15, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V388000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: - 20020820
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4500000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050912
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20050907
Record Creation Date: 20050907

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

A FIRE AT THE SWITCH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

BY LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2005, OWNERS WERE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED THAT PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND ADVISED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO RECONNECT THE SPEED CONTROL BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS WHO DID NOT HAVE THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED TO HAVE THEIR SYSTEM REMEDIED BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS ARE URGED TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF THE FREE DISCONNECT SERVICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE SIGNIFICANT RISK OF FIRE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V017 AND 06V286)

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09E012000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: SABERSPORT
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16270
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090511
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: SABERSPORT
Report Received Date: 20090407
Record Creation Date: 20090407
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence Summary:

DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-75891-909-598-7589 FREE.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V028000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19970512 - 19980107
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 571800
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980323
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980210
Record Creation Date: 19980225
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE TEXT AND/OR GRAPHICS FOR THE VEHICLE HEADLAMP AIMING INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE OWNER GUIDES ARE NOT SUFFICIENTLY CLEAR. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."

Consequence Summary:

IF THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE REPLACED, CUSTOMERS MAY BE CONFUSED BY THE AIMING INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE OWNER GUIDES CAUSING THE HEADLAMPS TO BE IMPROPERLY AIMED.

Corrective Summary:

OWNER GUIDES CONTAINING REVISED AIMING INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN MARCH 23, 1998. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE OWNER GUIDE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V095000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Component Description: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19951201 - 19980414
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1520000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980720
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980513
Record Creation Date: 19980513

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES AND LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. THE LUG NUTS ON THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT CREATE SUFFICIENT CLAMP LOAD ALLOWING WHEEL MOVEMENT IN RELATION TO THE HUB/ROTOR MOUNTING SURFACE.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CAN RESULT IN THE LOOSENING OF LUG NUTS, STUD FATIGUE FAILURE, AND THE POTENTIAL FOR A WHEEL SEPARATION FROM THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES WILL BE RECEIVING TWO NOTIFICATIONS. THE FIRST NOTIFICATION, WHICH BEGAN IN MAY 1998, WILL PROVIDE AN INTERIM REPAIR PROCEDURE UNTIL PARTS BECOME AVAILABLE. THIS INTERIM PROCEDURE CAN BE COMPLETED BY OWNERS OR THEIR DEALERS. IT SPECIFIES THAT THE LUG NUT TORQUE MUST BE VERIFIED TO BE 100 LBS. THEN THE LUG NUTS NEED TO BE TIGHTENED AN ADDITIONAL 1/8 TO 1/4 TURN MORE. THERE WILL BE A SECOND OWNER NOTIFICATION, WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 20, 1998, UNDER WHICH DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WHEEL STUDS AND REPLACE THE WHEEL LUG NUTS.

Notes:

OWNERS WILL BE RECEIVING TWO NOTIFICATIONS.THE FIRST NOTIFICATION, WHICH BEGAN IN MAY 1998, WILL PROVIDE AN INTERIM REPAIR PROCEDURE. THERE WILL BE A SECOND OWNER NOTIFICATION, WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 20, 1998.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V171000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Component Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19970512 - 19970822
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 866000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19971020
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19971007
Record Creation Date: 19971010

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT CABLE ASSEMBLY WAS NOT FULLY ATTACHED TO THE STEERING COLUMN BRACKET, THE SHIFT CABLE ASSEMBLY CAN COME OUT OF THE BRACKET. THE VEHICLE OPERATOR WOULD THEN NOT BE ABLE TO SHIFT THE TRANSMISSION FROM ONE OF THE DRIVE GEAR POSITIONS INTO THE PARK POSITION EVEN THOUGH THE GEAR SHIFT SELECTOR WOULD INDICATE "PARK."

Consequence Summary:

THE CONDITION WOULD NOT ALLOW A DISENGAGEMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION FROM THE PARK POSITION OR AFFECT PROPER NEUTRAL START SWITCH OPERATION. UNINTENDED VEHICLE MOVEMENT COULD OCCUR IF THE PARKING BRAKE WAS NOT SET.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL MAKE THE PROPER ATTACHMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CONTROL CABLE TO THE STEERING COLUMN BRACKET AND ADD A TIE STRAP TO THAT CONNECTION.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 20, 1997.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: TRAILER HITCHES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V073000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1997
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S05
Manufacturer Component Description: TRAILER HITCHES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19960722 - 19991209
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 565800
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000515
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000307
Record Creation Date: 20000313

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. THE TRAILER HITCH ASSEMBLY TO THE FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS COULD LOSE THE CLAMP LOAD.

Consequence Summary:

THE TRAILER HITCH COULD THEN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRAILER HITCH MOUNTING BOLTS AND NUT PLATES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 15, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: NAVIGATOR: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V095000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: NAVIGATOR
Model Year: 1997
Manufacturer Component Description: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19951201 - 19980414
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1520000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980720
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980513
Record Creation Date: 19980513

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES AND LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. THE LUG NUTS ON THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT CREATE SUFFICIENT CLAMP LOAD ALLOWING WHEEL MOVEMENT IN RELATION TO THE HUB/ROTOR MOUNTING SURFACE.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CAN RESULT IN THE LOOSENING OF LUG NUTS, STUD FATIGUE FAILURE, AND THE POTENTIAL FOR A WHEEL SEPARATION FROM THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES WILL BE RECEIVING TWO NOTIFICATIONS. THE FIRST NOTIFICATION, WHICH BEGAN IN MAY 1998, WILL PROVIDE AN INTERIM REPAIR PROCEDURE UNTIL PARTS BECOME AVAILABLE. THIS INTERIM PROCEDURE CAN BE COMPLETED BY OWNERS OR THEIR DEALERS. IT SPECIFIES THAT THE LUG NUT TORQUE MUST BE VERIFIED TO BE 100 LBS. THEN THE LUG NUTS NEED TO BE TIGHTENED AN ADDITIONAL 1/8 TO 1/4 TURN MORE. THERE WILL BE A SECOND OWNER NOTIFICATION, WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 20, 1998, UNDER WHICH DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WHEEL STUDS AND REPLACE THE WHEEL LUG NUTS.

Notes:

OWNERS WILL BE RECEIVING TWO NOTIFICATIONS.THE FIRST NOTIFICATION, WHICH BEGAN IN MAY 1998, WILL PROVIDE AN INTERIM REPAIR PROCEDURE. THERE WILL BE A SECOND OWNER NOTIFICATION, WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 20, 1998.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V638000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: EXECUTIVE COACH BUILDERS
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2011
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FR5010
Manufacturer Component Description: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20090612 - 20101130
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 161
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20101201
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: EXECUTIVE COACH BUILDERS
Report Received Date: 20101209
Record Creation Date: 20101222

Defect Summary:

EXECUTIVE COACH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINES. THE FUEL RAIL SHIELD WAS LEFT OFF DURING MANUFACTURING. IN A FRONTAL IMPACT THE ENGINE COULD POTENTIALLY BEND OR RUPTURE FUEL LINES IF THE REPLACEMENT SHIELD IS NOT IN PLACE, CAUSING THOSE LINES TO LEAK FUEL.

Consequence Summary:

FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

EXECUTIVE COACH WILL SUPPLY KITS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO HAVE VEHICLES REPAIRED AT A FACILITY OF THE OWNER'S CHOICE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT EXECUTIVE COACH AT 888-322-9272.

Notes:

EXECUTIVE COACH SAFETY RECALL NO. FR5010.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V638000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: EXECUTIVE COACH BUILDERS
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2010
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FR5010
Manufacturer Component Description: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20090612 - 20101130
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 161
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20101201
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: EXECUTIVE COACH BUILDERS
Report Received Date: 20101209
Record Creation Date: 20101222

Defect Summary:

EXECUTIVE COACH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINES. THE FUEL RAIL SHIELD WAS LEFT OFF DURING MANUFACTURING. IN A FRONTAL IMPACT THE ENGINE COULD POTENTIALLY BEND OR RUPTURE FUEL LINES IF THE REPLACEMENT SHIELD IS NOT IN PLACE, CAUSING THOSE LINES TO LEAK FUEL.

Consequence Summary:

FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

EXECUTIVE COACH WILL SUPPLY KITS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO HAVE VEHICLES REPAIRED AT A FACILITY OF THE OWNER'S CHOICE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT EXECUTIVE COACH AT 888-322-9272888-322-9272 FREE.

Notes:

EXECUTIVE COACH SAFETY RECALL NO. FR5010.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V638000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: EXECUTIVE COACH BUILDERS
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2009
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FR5010
Manufacturer Component Description: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20090612 - 20101130
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 161
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20101201
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: EXECUTIVE COACH BUILDERS
Report Received Date: 20101209
Record Creation Date: 20101222

Defect Summary:

EXECUTIVE COACH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINES. THE FUEL RAIL SHIELD WAS LEFT OFF DURING MANUFACTURING. IN A FRONTAL IMPACT THE ENGINE COULD POTENTIALLY BEND OR RUPTURE FUEL LINES IF THE REPLACEMENT SHIELD IS NOT IN PLACE, CAUSING THOSE LINES TO LEAK FUEL.

Consequence Summary:

FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

EXECUTIVE COACH WILL SUPPLY KITS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO HAVE VEHICLES REPAIRED AT A FACILITY OF THE OWNER'S CHOICE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT EXECUTIVE COACH AT 888-322-9272888-322-9272 FREE.

Notes:

EXECUTIVE COACH SAFETY RECALL NO. FR5010.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V638000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: EXECUTIVE COACH BUILDERS
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2008
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FR5010
Manufacturer Component Description: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20090612 - 20101130
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 161
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20101201
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: EXECUTIVE COACH BUILDERS
Report Received Date: 20101209
Record Creation Date: 20101222

Defect Summary:

EXECUTIVE COACH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINES. THE FUEL RAIL SHIELD WAS LEFT OFF DURING MANUFACTURING. IN A FRONTAL IMPACT THE ENGINE COULD POTENTIALLY BEND OR RUPTURE FUEL LINES IF THE REPLACEMENT SHIELD IS NOT IN PLACE, CAUSING THOSE LINES TO LEAK FUEL.

Consequence Summary:

FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

EXECUTIVE COACH WILL SUPPLY KITS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO HAVE VEHICLES REPAIRED AT A FACILITY OF THE OWNER'S CHOICE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT EXECUTIVE COACH AT 888-322-9272888-322-9272 FREE.

Notes:

EXECUTIVE COACH SAFETY RECALL NO. FR5010.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV .

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V270000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2007
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 07S54
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20070515 - 20070605
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8800
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070622
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20070626
Record Creation Date: 20070626

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A FRONT WHEEL BEARING AND HUB ASSEMBLY MAY FRACTURE DUE TO IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT.

Consequence Summary:

IF A HUB FRACTURES, IT MAY POTENTIALLY DETACH FROM THE WHEEL KNUCKLE, RESULTING IN THE WHEEL BEING RETAINED ONLY BY THE BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY. AS A RESULT, THE WHEEL MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT BOTH FRONT WHEEL BEARING AND HUB ASSEMBLIES AND REPLACE THEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 22, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 07S54.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY: 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:REAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V328000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2003
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 04S16
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20011114 - 20021203
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 47314
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20040715
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20040707
Record Creation Date: 20040708

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN POLICE, COMMERCIAL, AND PASSENGER VEHICLES SOLD TO FLEETS TYPICALLY INPUT HIGHER LOADS INTO THE VEHICLE CHASSIS OVERLOADING THE WHEEL BEARINGS AND AXLES.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD LEAD TO EARLY BEARING FAILURE AND ULTIMATELY TO AXLE SHAFT FRACTURE. IN THE EVENT OF AXLE SHAFT FRACTURE, THE VEHICLE WOULD LOSE DRIVE FUNCTION AND WOULD COAST TO A STOP. LOSS OF DRIVE FUNCTION COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR WHEEL BEARINGS, SEALS,AND AXLE SHAFTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 15, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 04S16. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE ( 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V258000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S24
Manufacturer Component Description: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1083000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010820
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20010808
Record Creation Date: 20010823

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND LIGHT AND MEDIUM DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A SWITCH LOCATED IN THE PLASTIC COVER OF THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COULD MALFUNCTION AND OVERHEAT, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN LOSS OF INTERMITTENT WIPER FUNCTION, LOSS OF WIPER PARK FUNCTION, COMPLETE LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION, OR IGNITION OF THE PLASTIC COVER MATERIAL. SWITCH MALFUNCTION IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR WHEN THE INTERMITTENT SETTING OF THE WIPERS IS BEING USED, OR WHEN SNOW OR ICE OBSTRUCTS THE BLADES FROM RETURNING TO THE "PARKED" POSITION AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WINDSHIELD. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT AT THE FOLLOWING ASSEMBLY PLANTS: ATLANTA PLANT FROM 2/11/00 THROUGH 7/31/00; CHICAGO PLANT FROM 2/14/00 THROUGH 8/4/00; KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 2/26/00 TO 9/4/00; KENTUCKY TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/18/00 TO 8/31/00; MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/23/00 THROUGH 8/3/00; NORFOLK PLANT FROM 2/21/00 THROUGH 7/27/00; WAYNE STAMPING AND ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 2/25/00 THROUGH 8/15/00; AND WIXOM PLANT FROM 2/15/00 THROUGH 8/8/00.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF VISIBILITY WHILE DRIVING INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON THE WIPER MOTOR. MOTORS BUILT WITH THE SUSPECT TIME FRAME WILL HAVE THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COVER REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 20, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: TIRES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V356000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S51
Manufacturer Component Description: TIRES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19970919 - 20000926
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010110
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20001212
Record Creation Date: 20001215
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 109

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN LIMOUSINES STRETCHED OVER 60 INCHES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 109, "NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES," AND NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."

Consequence Summary:

THE VEHICLE WEIGHT COULD EXCEED THE MAXIMUM LOAD RATING FOR THE TIRE, INCREASING THE RISK OF PREMATURE TIRE WEAR OR BLOWOUT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL 5 TIRES (INCLUDING THE SPARE TIRE) WITH MICHELIN TIRES (225/70R16 107T REINFORCED WHITE SIDEWALL) WITH A SUFFICIENTLY HIGHER LOAD RATING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 10, 2001. 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 1-800-248-01861-800-248-0186 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V227001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S21
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20000327 - 20010530
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1400000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010725
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20010716
Record Creation Date: 20010717

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND MINIVANS. EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS SUPPLIED BY TRW. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE DRIVER'S AND/OR FRONT PASSENGER'S OUTBOARD SEAT BELT BUCKLE MAY NOT FULLY LATCH. FORD CROWN VICTORIA BUILT AT ST. THOMAS ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 - 5/29/01 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS BUILT AT ST. THOMAS ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 - 5/29/01. LINCOLN TOWN CARS BUILT AT WIXOM ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 3/27/00 - 5/30/01. LINCOLN NAVIGATORS BUILT AT MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 4/11/00 - 5/31/01. FORD WINDSTARS BUILT AT OAKVILLE ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 3/23/00 - 5/30/01. FORD RANGERS BUILT AT TWIN CITIES PLANT FROM 3/28/00 - 5/30/01, AND ALSO AT THE EDISON PLANT FROM 3/13/00 - 5/25/01. FORD F-150 TRUCK BUILT AT NORFOLK PLANT FROM 4/18/00 - 5/25/00; AT ONTARIO PLANT FROM 5/10/00 - 5/28/01; AT KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 9/11/99 - 5/25/01; AND AT CUAUTITLAN PLANT FROM 5/16/00 - 6/9/01. FORD SUPER DUTY F-250, F-350, F-450, AND F-550 TRUCKS BUILT AT KENTUCKY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 - 5/27/01; AND AT CUAUTITLAN PLANT FROM 5/16/00 - 6/19/01. FORD EXCURSIONS BUILT AT KENTUCKY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 - 10/2/00. FORD EXPEDITIONS BUILT AT MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 4/11/00 - 5/31/01.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE RESTRAINT SYSTEM MAY NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE OCCUPANT PROTECTION, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT BELT BUCKLES AND IF THE BUCKLE FAILS THE INSPECTION PROCESS, IT WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 25, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: AIR BAGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V270000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S26
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20000325 - 20000905
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 18500
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000914
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000913
Record Creation Date: 20000914

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, LIMOUSINES, AND MINI VANS WERE BUILT WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE (RCM). IN SOME CASES, THE RCM DOES NOT RECOGNIZE CERTAIN SYSTEM FAULTS THAT COULD RESULT IN AN AIR BAG OR SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER UNEXPECTEDLY ACTIVATING DURING THE SELF-TEST SEQUENCE AT VEHICLE START-UP.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RCM IN THESE VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 14, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V412000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S52/53/54
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20000808 - 20000929
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001221
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20001206
Record Creation Date: 20001212

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS AND PASSENGER VEHICLES. A RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE (RCM) OR A SIDE OR FRONT CRASH SENSOR MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH ONE OR MORE OF THE SCREWS THAT MOUNT THE CIRCUIT BOARD IN THE HOUSING MISSING. IF SOME OR ALL OF THE SCREWS ARE MISSING, THE PERFORMANCE OF THE OCCUPANT RESTRAINS COULD BE AFFECTED.

Consequence Summary:

IN SOME CASES, LESS THAN THE INTENDED LEVEL OF PROTECTION IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE RCM AND CRASH SENSORS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THEM.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 21, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V258000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S24
Manufacturer Component Description: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1083000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010820
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20010808
Record Creation Date: 20010823

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND LIGHT AND MEDIUM DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A SWITCH LOCATED IN THE PLASTIC COVER OF THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COULD MALFUNCTION AND OVERHEAT, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN LOSS OF INTERMITTENT WIPER FUNCTION, LOSS OF WIPER PARK FUNCTION, COMPLETE LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION, OR IGNITION OF THE PLASTIC COVER MATERIAL. SWITCH MALFUNCTION IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR WHEN THE INTERMITTENT SETTING OF THE WIPERS IS BEING USED, OR WHEN SNOW OR ICE OBSTRUCTS THE BLADES FROM RETURNING TO THE "PARKED" POSITION AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WINDSHIELD. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT AT THE FOLLOWING ASSEMBLY PLANTS: ATLANTA PLANT FROM 2/11/00 THROUGH 7/31/00; CHICAGO PLANT FROM 2/14/00 THROUGH 8/4/00; KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 2/26/00 TO 9/4/00; KENTUCKY TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/18/00 TO 8/31/00; MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/23/00 THROUGH 8/3/00; NORFOLK PLANT FROM 2/21/00 THROUGH 7/27/00; WAYNE STAMPING AND ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 2/25/00 THROUGH 8/15/00; AND WIXOM PLANT FROM 2/15/00 THROUGH 8/8/00.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF VISIBILITY WHILE DRIVING INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON THE WIPER MOTOR. MOTORS BUILT WITH THE SUSPECT TIME FRAME WILL HAVE THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COVER REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 20, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V200000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S13
Manufacturer Component Description: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19970610 - 20000614
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 875000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000803
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000718
Record Creation Date: 20000720

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES HAVE JACKING INSTRUCTIONS WHICH, IF FOLLOWED, COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE OPERATOR TO PLACE THE JACK ON A FRAME WELD WHEN ATTEMPTING TO RAISE A REAR WHEEL. IF THE VEHICLE IS JACKED UP WITH THE JACK PLACED ON THE FRAME WELD AND IF THE VEHICLE IS FREE TO ROLL (WHEELS NOT BLOCKED OR CHOCKED), THE JACK COULD YIELD AND THE VEHICLE MAY DROP SUDDENLY.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS AND ANY PORTION OF THE OPERATOR'S BODY IS UNDER THE VEHICLE, THE POTENTIAL FOR PERSONAL INJURY EXISTS.

Corrective Summary:

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A REVISED JACK INSTRUCTION AND STOWAGE CARD AND JACK WARNING LABEL, AS WELL AS A SUPPLEMENT TO THE OWNER GUIDE.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 3, 2000.OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE INSTRUCTIONS AND LABEL WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: TIRES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V356000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S51
Manufacturer Component Description: TIRES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19970919 - 20000926
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010110
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20001212
Record Creation Date: 20001215
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 109

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN LIMOUSINES STRETCHED OVER 60 INCHES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 109, "NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES," AND NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."

Consequence Summary:

THE VEHICLE WEIGHT COULD EXCEED THE MAXIMUM LOAD RATING FOR THE TIRE, INCREASING THE RISK OF PREMATURE TIRE WEAR OR BLOWOUT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL 5 TIRES (INCLUDING THE SPARE TIRE) WITH MICHELIN TIRES (225/70R16 107T REINFORCED WHITE SIDEWALL) WITH A SUFFICIENTLY HIGHER LOAD RATING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 10, 2001. 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 1-800-248-01861-800-248-0186 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V228001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S21
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20000411 - 20000630
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 144435
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001026
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000818
Record Creation Date: 20000822
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES, LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH TRW SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES. THE BUCKLE BASE OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES WERE NOT PROPERLY HEAT TREATED AND THEREFORE DO NOT PASS THE LOAD BEARING REQUIREMENT OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON CERTAIN SEAT BELT BUCKLES OF YOUR VEHICLE AND REPLACE ALL SEAT BELT BUCKLES THAT FALL WITHIN THE SUSPECT DATE CODE RANGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 26, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V157002
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S16
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1129
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000928
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000612
Record Creation Date: 20000616
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V364000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S40
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20000731 - 20000731
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 34
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001113
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20001113
Record Creation Date: 20001116
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH MEDIUM GRAPHITE SEAT BELTS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." AN INCORRECT FRONT CENTER SEAT BELT AND RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED.

Corrective Summary:

ALL SUSPECT VEHICLES HAVE HAD THE SEAT BELTS INSPECTED OR REPLACED BY FORD.

Notes:

NO OWNER NOTIFICATION IS REQUIRED IN THIS CAMPAIGN.THIS CAMPAIGN IS 100% COMPLETED.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V157001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S15
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1167
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000928
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000612
Record Creation Date: 20000616
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET DRIVER'S SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:REAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V368000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 2000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S41
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:REAR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 20000731 - 20000731
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 170
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001127
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20001109
Record Creation Date: 20001115
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH MIDNIGHT BLACK OR MEDIUM PARCHMENT SEAT BELTS MANUFACTURED ON JULY 31, 2000, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." AN INCORRECT DRIVER'S SIDE REAR SEAT BELT AND RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BELTS AND REPLACE THE AFFECTED SEAT BELT AND RETRACTOR ASSEMBLIES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 27, 2000.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V200000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S13
Manufacturer Component Description: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19970610 - 20000614
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 875000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000803
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000718
Record Creation Date: 20000720

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES HAVE JACKING INSTRUCTIONS WHICH, IF FOLLOWED, COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE OPERATOR TO PLACE THE JACK ON A FRAME WELD WHEN ATTEMPTING TO RAISE A REAR WHEEL. IF THE VEHICLE IS JACKED UP WITH THE JACK PLACED ON THE FRAME WELD AND IF THE VEHICLE IS FREE TO ROLL (WHEELS NOT BLOCKED OR CHOCKED), THE JACK COULD YIELD AND THE VEHICLE MAY DROP SUDDENLY.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS AND ANY PORTION OF THE OPERATOR'S BODY IS UNDER THE VEHICLE, THE POTENTIAL FOR PERSONAL INJURY EXISTS.

Corrective Summary:

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A REVISED JACK INSTRUCTION AND STOWAGE CARD AND JACK WARNING LABEL, AS WELL AS A SUPPLEMENT TO THE OWNER GUIDE.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 3, 2000.OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE INSTRUCTIONS AND LABEL WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: TIRES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V356000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S51
Manufacturer Component Description: TIRES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19970919 - 20000926
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010110
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20001212
Record Creation Date: 20001215
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 109

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN LIMOUSINES STRETCHED OVER 60 INCHES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 109, "NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES," AND NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."

Consequence Summary:

THE VEHICLE WEIGHT COULD EXCEED THE MAXIMUM LOAD RATING FOR THE TIRE, INCREASING THE RISK OF PREMATURE TIRE WEAR OR BLOWOUT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL 5 TIRES (INCLUDING THE SPARE TIRE) WITH MICHELIN TIRES (225/70R16 107T REINFORCED WHITE SIDEWALL) WITH A SUFFICIENTLY HIGHER LOAD RATING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 10, 2001. 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 1-800-248-01861-800-248-0186 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V157002
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S16
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1129
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000928
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000612
Record Creation Date: 20000616
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V322000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S37
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19960315 - 19981218
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 175000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V157001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S15
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1167
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000928
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000612
Record Creation Date: 20000616
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET DRIVER'S SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V200000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S13
Manufacturer Component Description: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19970610 - 20000614
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 875000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000803
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000718
Record Creation Date: 20000720

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES HAVE JACKING INSTRUCTIONS WHICH, IF FOLLOWED, COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE OPERATOR TO PLACE THE JACK ON A FRAME WELD WHEN ATTEMPTING TO RAISE A REAR WHEEL. IF THE VEHICLE IS JACKED UP WITH THE JACK PLACED ON THE FRAME WELD AND IF THE VEHICLE IS FREE TO ROLL (WHEELS NOT BLOCKED OR CHOCKED), THE JACK COULD YIELD AND THE VEHICLE MAY DROP SUDDENLY.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS AND ANY PORTION OF THE OPERATOR'S BODY IS UNDER THE VEHICLE, THE POTENTIAL FOR PERSONAL INJURY EXISTS.

Corrective Summary:

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A REVISED JACK INSTRUCTION AND STOWAGE CARD AND JACK WARNING LABEL, AS WELL AS A SUPPLEMENT TO THE OWNER GUIDE.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 3, 2000.OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE INSTRUCTIONS AND LABEL WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: TIRES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V356000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S51
Manufacturer Component Description: TIRES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19970919 - 20000926
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010110
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20001212
Record Creation Date: 20001215
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 109

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN LIMOUSINES STRETCHED OVER 60 INCHES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 109, "NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES," AND NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."

Consequence Summary:

THE VEHICLE WEIGHT COULD EXCEED THE MAXIMUM LOAD RATING FOR THE TIRE, INCREASING THE RISK OF PREMATURE TIRE WEAR OR BLOWOUT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL 5 TIRES (INCLUDING THE SPARE TIRE) WITH MICHELIN TIRES (225/70R16 107T REINFORCED WHITE SIDEWALL) WITH A SUFFICIENTLY HIGHER LOAD RATING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 10, 2001. 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 1-800-248-01861-800-248-0186 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V157002
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S16
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1129
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000928
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000612
Record Creation Date: 20000616
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V322000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S37
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19960315 - 19981218
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 175000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V028000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Component Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19971013 - 19971123
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 571800
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980323
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980210
Record Creation Date: 19980225
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE TEXT AND/OR GRAPHICS FOR THE VEHICLE HEADLAMP AIMING INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE OWNER GUIDES ARE NOT SUFFICIENTLY CLEAR. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."

Consequence Summary:

IF THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE REPLACED, CUSTOMERS MAY BE CONFUSED BY THE AIMING INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE OWNER GUIDES CAUSING THE HEADLAMPS TO BE IMPROPERLY AIMED.

Corrective Summary:

OWNER GUIDES CONTAINING REVISED AIMING INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN MARCH 23, 1998. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE OWNER GUIDE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V336000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19911105 - 19980228
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3600000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070813
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20070803
Record Creation Date: 20070803

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-27511-888-222-2751 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION;S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V157001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1998
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S15
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1167
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000928
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000612
Record Creation Date: 20000616
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET DRIVER'S SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V231000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1997
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19961014 - 19961017
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 742
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19961112
Record Creation Date: 19961127

Defect Summary:

TWO BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE DRIVER AIR BAG TO THE STEERING WHEEL WERE NOT INSTALLED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A FRONTAL COLLISION, THE AIR BAG MODULE WOULD STAY IN POSITION DURING DEPLOYMENT. HOWEVER, THE MODULE COULD LEAVE THE STEERING WHEEL CAVITY FOLLOWING AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND INSTALL ANY BOLTS THAT ARE MISSING.

Notes:

NO OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE PERFORMED ON THIS CAMPAIGN SINCE THE VEHICLES ARE STILL IN TRANSIT TO DEALERS OR ARE BEING HELD AT DEALERSHIPS.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V157002
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1997
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S16
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1129
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000928
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000612
Record Creation Date: 20000616
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V322000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1997
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S37
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19960315 - 19981218
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 175000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98I001000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1997
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: I (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 167742
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980501
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980407
Record Creation Date: 19980605

Defect Summary:

THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. FORD IS INITIATING AN OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR OWNERS OF CERTAIN 1995-1997 CROWN VICTORIA MODEL VEHICLES WITH POLICE, TAXI, AND COMMERCIAL FLEET PACKAGES AND TOWN CAR VEHICLES WITH THE LIVERY PACKAGE. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND THE UNDERBODY FRONT FLOOR PAN ASSEMBLY WHICH COULD CAUSE WEAR OF THE BRAKE LINES.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD LEAD TO BRAKE FLUID LOSS FOR THE REAR BRAKES AND, POTENTIALLY, INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE LINES FOR WEAR, INSTALL TWO NEW TUBE BUNDLE CLIPS, AND CHECK THE BRAKE LINES FOR PROPER CLEARANCES. IF THE BRAKE LINES ARE WORN, THE DAMAGED SECTION OF THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes:

NOTE:FORD HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO INSPECT THE BRAKE LINES WITHOUT CHARGE.OWNERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V336000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1997
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19911105 - 19980228
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3600000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070813
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20070803
Record Creation Date: 20070803

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-27511-888-222-2751 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION;S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V318000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1997
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S28
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 911
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20011005
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20011003
Record Creation Date: 20011010

Defect Summary:

EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES THAT HAVE HAD THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE REPLACED AFTER APRIL 5, 2000. THE REPLACEMENT DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE INFLATOR MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT WELDS THAT COULD PREVENT PROPER INFLATION OF THE AIR BAG.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MAY NOT PROPERLY DEPLOY WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN LESS THAN THE INTENDED LEVEL OF OCCUPANT PROTECTION.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 5, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V157001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1997
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S15
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1167
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000928
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000612
Record Creation Date: 20000616
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET DRIVER'S SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: STEERING:LINKAGES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V135000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Component Description: STEERING:LINKAGES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19940801 - 19960401
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 72000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960828
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19960718
Record Creation Date: 19960718

Defect Summary:

THE PITMAN ARMS WERE NOT FULLY LUBRICATED AT THE ASSEMBLY PLANT. THE "BALL JOINT" AT THE OUTER END OF THE PITMAN ARM CAN BECOME CONTAMINATED AND CORRODE.

Consequence Summary:

SUCH CORROSION CAN RESULT IN ABNORMAL WEAR OF THE JOINT, RESULTING IN SEPARATION OF THE JOINT. LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND IF THE JOINT IS FOUND TO HAVE SIGNIFICANT WEAR, THE ARM WILL BE REPLACED. THOSE PITMAN ARMS NOT REPLACED WILL HAVE THE "BALL JOINT" FULLY GREASED.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STEERING; LINKAGES; ARM; PITMAN. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: POLICE INTERCEPTORS, COMMERCIAL FLEET, TAXI, LIMOUSINES, OR LIVERY/TRAILER TOW PACKAGES. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AUGUST 19, 1996. NOTE: 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V157002
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S16
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1129
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000928
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000612
Record Creation Date: 20000616
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V322000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S37
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19960315 - 19981218
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 175000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98I001000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: I (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 167742
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980501
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980407
Record Creation Date: 19980605

Defect Summary:

THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. FORD IS INITIATING AN OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR OWNERS OF CERTAIN 1995-1997 CROWN VICTORIA MODEL VEHICLES WITH POLICE, TAXI, AND COMMERCIAL FLEET PACKAGES AND TOWN CAR VEHICLES WITH THE LIVERY PACKAGE. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND THE UNDERBODY FRONT FLOOR PAN ASSEMBLY WHICH COULD CAUSE WEAR OF THE BRAKE LINES.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD LEAD TO BRAKE FLUID LOSS FOR THE REAR BRAKES AND, POTENTIALLY, INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE LINES FOR WEAR, INSTALL TWO NEW TUBE BUNDLE CLIPS, AND CHECK THE BRAKE LINES FOR PROPER CLEARANCES. IF THE BRAKE LINES ARE WORN, THE DAMAGED SECTION OF THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes:

NOTE:FORD HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO INSPECT THE BRAKE LINES WITHOUT CHARGE.OWNERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:REAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V109000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:REAR
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19950801 - 19960501
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 350
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960925
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19960624
Record Creation Date: 19960627

Defect Summary:

THE ELR/ALR FEATURE IS USED TO ACCOMMODATE CHILD RESTRAINTS. WHEN SERVICING THE REAR BELT ASSEMBLIES, WRONG PARTS COULD HAVE BEEN USED WHICH DO NOT CONTAIN THE AUTOMATIC LOCKING FEATURE.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT, THE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY NOT PROPERLY SECURE THE CHILD RESTRAINT INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR BELT ASSEMBLIES WITH THE APPROPRIATE DESIGN RETRACTOR AND TONGUE ASSEMBLIES.

Notes:

SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT BELTS; REAR. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NEW SAFETY BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT USE A SWITCHABLE ELECTRONIC/AUTOMATIC LOCKING RETRACTOR (ELR/ALR) FEATURE. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 17, 1996. NOTE: 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V336000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19911105 - 19980228
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3600000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070813
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20070803
Record Creation Date: 20070803

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-27511-888-222-2751 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION;S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V070000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Component Description: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19960201 - 19960301
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 73500
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960515
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19960422
Record Creation Date: 19960424
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 206

Defect Summary:

WHEN IN THE SECONDARY LATCHED POSITION, THE DRIVER DOOR LATCHES MAY OPEN WHEN SUBJECTED TO TRANSVERSE LOADS LESS THAN THAT SPECIFIED IN FMVSS NO. 206, "DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS."

Consequence Summary:

THE DRIVER'S DOOR, WHEN CLOSED ONLY TO THE SECONDARY LATCHED POSITION, MAY NOT SUSTAIN A 1,000 POUND TRANSVERSE LOAD.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DRIVER DOOR LATCH.

Notes:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER, MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES AND MINI-VANS.NOTE: 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V318000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S28
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 911
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20011005
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20011003
Record Creation Date: 20011010

Defect Summary:

EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES THAT HAVE HAD THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE REPLACED AFTER APRIL 5, 2000. THE REPLACEMENT DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE INFLATOR MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT WELDS THAT COULD PREVENT PROPER INFLATION OF THE AIR BAG.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MAY NOT PROPERLY DEPLOY WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN LESS THAN THE INTENDED LEVEL OF OCCUPANT PROTECTION.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 5, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V157001
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1996
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S15
Manufacturer Component Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1167
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000928
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20000612
Record Creation Date: 20000616
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET DRIVER'S SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 28, 2000. 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: STEERING:LINKAGES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V135000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1995
Manufacturer Component Description: STEERING:LINKAGES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19940801 - 19960401
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 72000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960828
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19960718
Record Creation Date: 19960718

Defect Summary:

THE PITMAN ARMS WERE NOT FULLY LUBRICATED AT THE ASSEMBLY PLANT. THE "BALL JOINT" AT THE OUTER END OF THE PITMAN ARM CAN BECOME CONTAMINATED AND CORRODE.

Consequence Summary:

SUCH CORROSION CAN RESULT IN ABNORMAL WEAR OF THE JOINT, RESULTING IN SEPARATION OF THE JOINT. LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND IF THE JOINT IS FOUND TO HAVE SIGNIFICANT WEAR, THE ARM WILL BE REPLACED. THOSE PITMAN ARMS NOT REPLACED WILL HAVE THE "BALL JOINT" FULLY GREASED.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STEERING; LINKAGES; ARM; PITMAN. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: POLICE INTERCEPTORS, COMMERCIAL FLEET, TAXI, LIMOUSINES, OR LIVERY/TRAILER TOW PACKAGES. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AUGUST 19, 1996. NOTE: 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95E006002
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1995
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19950101 - 19950201
Type of Report: E (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8600
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950210
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19950224
Record Creation Date: 19950228

Defect Summary:

THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG HAS AN INFLATOR BODY THAT CRACKED DURING FORMING OF THE CURL THAT RETAINS THE IGNITER PLUG IN THE END OF THE INFLATOR. ALSO THE IGNITER END CAP CAN SEPARATE FROM THE INFLATOR.

Consequence Summary:

THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG MAY NOT INFLATE PROPERLY RESULTING IN REDUCED OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT. IF THE IGNITER END CAP SEPARATES IN A FRONTAL COLLISION, HOT GASES CAN BE RELEASED AND IGNITE FLAMMABLE MATERIAL OR CAUSE BURN INJURIES.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REMOVE AND REPLACE THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG MODULE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: INTERIOR; PASSIVE RESTRAINTS; AIR BAG; PASSENGER. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG IN PASSENGER CARS, VANS ANDMULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V322000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1995
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S37
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 175000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98I001000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1995
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: I (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 167742
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980501
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980407
Record Creation Date: 19980605

Defect Summary:

THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. FORD IS INITIATING AN OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR OWNERS OF CERTAIN 1995-1997 CROWN VICTORIA MODEL VEHICLES WITH POLICE, TAXI, AND COMMERCIAL FLEET PACKAGES AND TOWN CAR VEHICLES WITH THE LIVERY PACKAGE. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND THE UNDERBODY FRONT FLOOR PAN ASSEMBLY WHICH COULD CAUSE WEAR OF THE BRAKE LINES.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD LEAD TO BRAKE FLUID LOSS FOR THE REAR BRAKES AND, POTENTIALLY, INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE LINES FOR WEAR, INSTALL TWO NEW TUBE BUNDLE CLIPS, AND CHECK THE BRAKE LINES FOR PROPER CLEARANCES. IF THE BRAKE LINES ARE WORN, THE DAMAGED SECTION OF THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes:

NOTE:FORD HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO INSPECT THE BRAKE LINES WITHOUT CHARGE.OWNERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V063000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1995
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19940601 - 19941201
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 100000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950428
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19950327
Record Creation Date: 19950331

Defect Summary:

THE SEAL MATERIAL BETWEEN THE FUEL FILLER PIPE AND FUEL TANK MAY NOT HAVE BEEN FULLY CURED DURING THE MOLDING PROCESS WHICH COULD ALLOW FOR FUEL LEAKAGE.

Consequence Summary:

FUEL LEAKAGE COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE IF AN IGNITION SOURCE WERE PRESENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILLER PIPE-TO-FUEL TANK SEAL WITH A NEW SEAL OF DIFFERENT MATERIAL.

Notes:

SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY; PIPE; FILLER; NECK.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V336000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1995
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19911105 - 19980228
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3600000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070813
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20070803
Record Creation Date: 20070803

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-27511-888-222-2751 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION;S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V318000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1995
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01S28
Manufacturer Component Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 911
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20011005
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20011003
Record Creation Date: 20011010

Defect Summary:

EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES THAT HAVE HAD THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE REPLACED AFTER APRIL 5, 2000. THE REPLACEMENT DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE INFLATOR MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT WELDS THAT COULD PREVENT PROPER INFLATION OF THE AIR BAG.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MAY NOT PROPERLY DEPLOY WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN LESS THAN THE INTENDED LEVEL OF OCCUPANT PROTECTION.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 5, 2001. 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 1-866-436-73321-866-436-7332 FREE.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V133000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: DABRYAN COACH BUILDERS
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1995
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19920901 - 19950601
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 692
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950808
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: DABRYAN COACH BUILDERS
Report Received Date: 19950711
Record Creation Date: 19950721

Defect Summary:

IMPROPER INSTALLATION OF THE REAR BRAKE LINE AT THE POINT AT WHICH THE EXTENDED BRAKE LINE FIRST BENDS AND EXTENDS OVER THE LEFT REAR WHEEL AREA OF THE FRAME. IF NOT INSTALLED WITH SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE, CHAFING OF THE BRAKE LINE CAN OCCUR IN AN AREA ADJACENT TO THE REAR FLOOR PAN.

Consequence Summary:

THE REAR BRAKE LINE CAN LEAK OR RUPTURE RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY, LOSS OF REAR BRAKES, AND/OR LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID RESERVES IN THE MASTER BRAKE CYLINDER.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE LINE FOR PROPER INSTALLATION AND/OR DAMAGE AND REPLACE AS NECESSARY. ALSO A PROTECTIVE BOOT OR SLEEVE OVER THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE INSTALLED.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; LINES; NON-METALLIC.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LINCOLN TOWNCARS REMANUFACTURED INTO STRETCH LIMOUSINES BY DABRYAN COACH BUILDERS.NOTE: 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 DABRYAN AT 1-417-864-44111-417-864-4411 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V129000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1994
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19940601 - 19940601
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2500
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19940819
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19940712
Record Creation Date: 19940726

Defect Summary:

THE BRAKE PEDAL PUSH ROD RETAINER (HAIRPIN CLIP) MAY BE MISSING OR NOT PROPERLY INSTALLED ON THE SERVICE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN CAUSE DISENGAGEMENT OF THE BRAKE PUSHROD AND LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY.

Consequence Summary:

LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE RETAINER.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; PEDALS AND LINKAGES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT FORD SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V322000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1994
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S37
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 175000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V336000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1994
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19911105 - 19980228
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3600000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070813
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20070803
Record Creation Date: 20070803

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-27511-888-222-2751 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION;S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V152000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1994
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19931101 - 19940701
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 214000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19940909
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19940809
Record Creation Date: 19940819

Defect Summary:

THE NUTS AND BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE REAR BRAKE ADAPTOR TO THE AXLE HOUSING FLANGE CAN LOOSEN AND EVENTUALLY SEPARATE. IF ONE OR MORE OF THE NUTS COME OFF THE BOLTS, DAMAGE TO THE PARKING BRAKE ASSEMBLY OR TO THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) SENSOR AND SENSOR RING (IF SO EQUIPPED) WILL OCCUR. IF ALL FOUR NUTS ON ONE END OF THE AXLE COME OFF THE BOLTS, DAMAGE TO THE BRAKE HYDRAULIC LINE OR THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE CAN OCCUR.

Consequence Summary:

OCCURRENCE OF ANY OF THESE CONDITIONS CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY AND POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NEEDED, INSTALL NEW BOLTS. IF ANY OF THE FASTENERS ARE DISCONNECTED, THE PARKING BRAKE AND ABS COMPONENTS WILL BE INSPECTED AND SERVICED.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC SYSTEM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT, PLEASE CONTACT FORD SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V133000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: DABRYAN COACH BUILDERS
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1994
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19920901 - 19950601
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 692
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950808
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: DABRYAN COACH BUILDERS
Report Received Date: 19950711
Record Creation Date: 19950721

Defect Summary:

IMPROPER INSTALLATION OF THE REAR BRAKE LINE AT THE POINT AT WHICH THE EXTENDED BRAKE LINE FIRST BENDS AND EXTENDS OVER THE LEFT REAR WHEEL AREA OF THE FRAME. IF NOT INSTALLED WITH SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE, CHAFING OF THE BRAKE LINE CAN OCCUR IN AN AREA ADJACENT TO THE REAR FLOOR PAN.

Consequence Summary:

THE REAR BRAKE LINE CAN LEAK OR RUPTURE RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY, LOSS OF REAR BRAKES, AND/OR LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID RESERVES IN THE MASTER BRAKE CYLINDER.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE LINE FOR PROPER INSTALLATION AND/OR DAMAGE AND REPLACE AS NECESSARY. ALSO A PROTECTIVE BOOT OR SLEEVE OVER THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE INSTALLED.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; LINES; NON-METALLIC.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LINCOLN TOWNCARS REMANUFACTURED INTO STRETCH LIMOUSINES BY DABRYAN COACH BUILDERS.NOTE: 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 DABRYAN AT 1-417-864-44111-417-864-4411 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V322000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1993
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S37
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 175000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V124000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1993
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S15
Manufacturer Component Description: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19911104 - 19921130
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 262695
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990520
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19990519
Record Creation Date: 19990520

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH CAN DEVELOP A RESISTIVE SHORT IN THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT THAT COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE. A FIRE IS POSSIBLE BOTH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS RUNNING AND WHEN THE VEHICLE ENGINE IS OFF. ALSO, THE SHORT COULD DISABLE THE SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM OR CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHT FUSE TO OPEN.

Consequence Summary:

A FIRE CAN ORIGINATE IN THE LEFT FRONT UNDERHOOD AREA.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH AND CONNECTOR SHELL. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 20, 1999.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 99S15.THIS RECALL HAS BEEN SUPERSEDES BY FORD RECALL NO. 05S28 (PLEASE SEE 05V017, 05V388, 06V286 AND 07V336). 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V336000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1993
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19911105 - 19980228
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3600000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070813
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20070803
Record Creation Date: 20070803

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-27511-888-222-2751 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION;S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V133000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: DABRYAN COACH BUILDERS
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1993
Manufacturer Component Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19920901 - 19950601
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 692
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950808
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: DABRYAN COACH BUILDERS
Report Received Date: 19950711
Record Creation Date: 19950721

Defect Summary:

IMPROPER INSTALLATION OF THE REAR BRAKE LINE AT THE POINT AT WHICH THE EXTENDED BRAKE LINE FIRST BENDS AND EXTENDS OVER THE LEFT REAR WHEEL AREA OF THE FRAME. IF NOT INSTALLED WITH SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE, CHAFING OF THE BRAKE LINE CAN OCCUR IN AN AREA ADJACENT TO THE REAR FLOOR PAN.

Consequence Summary:

THE REAR BRAKE LINE CAN LEAK OR RUPTURE RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY, LOSS OF REAR BRAKES, AND/OR LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID RESERVES IN THE MASTER BRAKE CYLINDER.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE LINE FOR PROPER INSTALLATION AND/OR DAMAGE AND REPLACE AS NECESSARY. ALSO A PROTECTIVE BOOT OR SLEEVE OVER THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE INSTALLED.

Notes:

SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; LINES; NON-METALLIC.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LINCOLN TOWNCARS REMANUFACTURED INTO STRETCH LIMOUSINES BY DABRYAN COACH BUILDERS.NOTE: 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 DABRYAN AT 1-417-864-44111-417-864-4411 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V322000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1992
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S37
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 175000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V124000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1992
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S15
Manufacturer Component Description: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19911104 - 19921130
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 262695
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990520
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19990519
Record Creation Date: 19990520

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH CAN DEVELOP A RESISTIVE SHORT IN THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT THAT COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE. A FIRE IS POSSIBLE BOTH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS RUNNING AND WHEN THE VEHICLE ENGINE IS OFF. ALSO, THE SHORT COULD DISABLE THE SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM OR CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHT FUSE TO OPEN.

Consequence Summary:

A FIRE CAN ORIGINATE IN THE LEFT FRONT UNDERHOOD AREA.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH AND CONNECTOR SHELL. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 20, 1999.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 99S15.THIS RECALL HAS BEEN SUPERSEDES BY FORD RECALL NO. 05S28 (PLEASE SEE 05V017, 05V388, 06V286 AND 07V336). 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V151000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1992
Manufacturer Component Description: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19910401 - 19911001
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 73837
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950922
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19950807
Record Creation Date: 19950821

Defect Summary:

THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH MAY NOT ENGAGE WHEN THE HOOD IS CLOSED.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT THE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH RELEASES OR IS NOT PROPERLY LATCHED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, THE HOOD COULD FLY UP OBSTRUCTING THE OPERATOR'S VISION, AND INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; HOOD; LATCHES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V336000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1992
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S28
Manufacturer Component Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19911105 - 19980228
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3600000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070813
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 20070803
Record Creation Date: 20070803

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-27511-888-222-2751 FREE.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION;S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE (TTY 1-800-424-91531-800-424-9153 FREE), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V008000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1991
Manufacturer Component Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19900801 - 19900901
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 26000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910325
Recall Initiated By: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19910108
Record Creation Date: 19910122

Defect Summary:

DISTORTED FUEL LINES IN ENGINE COMPARTMENT MAY CONTACT THE STEERING COLUMN UNIVERSAL JOINT AND CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE FUEL LINE.

Consequence Summary:

FUEL LEAKAGE COULD OCCUR FROM THE DAMAGED FLUID LINE AND,IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

REPOSITION FUEL LINE TO PREVENT CONTACT WITH UNIVERSAL JOINT; IF FUEL LINES ARE ALREADY DAMAGED, REPAIR OR REPLACE FUEL LINES.

Notes:

SYSTEM: FUEL LINES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V091000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1991
Manufacturer Component Description: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19890701 - 19910301
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 142800
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950811
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19950516
Record Creation Date: 19950518

Defect Summary:

CORROSION OF THE HOOD LATCH STRIKER PLATE CAUSES DETACHMENT OF THE PLATE FROM THE HOOD ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN AN UNEXPECTED OPENING OF THE HOOD WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CONDITION CAN REDUCE THE DRIVER'S VIEW OF THE ROAD INCREASING THE POTENTIAL OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HOOD INNER PANEL REINFORCEMENT AND A NEW, GALVANIZED HOOD LATCH STRIKER PLATE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; HOOD ASSEMBLY; LATCHES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES REGISTERED OR SOLD IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MS, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TX, VT, VA, WI, AND WASHINGTON, DC.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V322000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1991
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S37
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 175000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V151000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1991
Manufacturer Component Description: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19910401 - 19911001
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 73837
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950922
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19950807
Record Creation Date: 19950821

Defect Summary:

THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH MAY NOT ENGAGE WHEN THE HOOD IS CLOSED.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT THE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH RELEASES OR IS NOT PROPERLY LATCHED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, THE HOOD COULD FLY UP OBSTRUCTING THE OPERATOR'S VISION, AND INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; HOOD; LATCHES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: 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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V147000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1991
Manufacturer Component Description: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19900801 - 19910401
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 72000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19911220
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19910910
Record Creation Date: 19910930

Defect Summary:

THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH MAY NOT ENGAGE WHEN THE HOOD IS CLOSED.

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT THE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH RELEASES WHEN THEVEHICLE IS IN MOTION, THE HOOD COULD FLY UP, OBSTRUCTING THE OPERATOR'S VISION,AND INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

INSTALL A NEW HOOD LATCHING ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

SYSTEM: HOOD.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: FORD HAS AGREED TO RECALL THESE VEHICLES BUT PARTS ARE NOT YET AVAILABLE.PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN DECEMBER, 1991. YOU WILL RECEIVE A LETTER FROM FORDADVISING YOU WHEN TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH YOUR DEALER TO HAVE THERECALL PERFORMED. REFER TO FORD SAFETY CAMPAIGN NUMBER 91S40. TO FIND OUT IFYOUR CAR IS INVOLVED IN THIS RECALL, CALL FORD'S TOLL FREE LINE (1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE)AND PROVIDE THEM WITH YOUR VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER. IF YOU AREEXPERIENCING A HOOD LATCH PROBLEM, CALL FORD AT (313) 446-4654(313) 446-4654 FREE. AN OPERATORWILL TAKE YOUR NAME AND TELEPHONE NUMBER. A FORD REPRESENTATIVE WILL CALL YOUBACK.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90V134000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: LIMOUSINE WERKS, INC.
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1990
Manufacturer Component Description: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19890601 - 19900501
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 158
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19901205
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: LIMOUSINE WERKS, INC.
Report Received Date: 19900727
Record Creation Date: 19900731
Regulation Part Number: 567

Defect Summary:

GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATINGS AND TIRE INFORMATION MAY BE INCORRECT ON LABELS.

Consequence Summary:

VEHICLES WOULD NOT COMPLY WITH 49 CFR PART 567.

Corrective Summary:

INSTALL REVISED CERTIFICATION LABELS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: ALTERERS CERTIFICATION LABEL; 49 CFR PART 567.VEHICLE567.VEHICLE FREE DESCRIPTION: STRETCH LIMOUSINES.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V091000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1990
Manufacturer Component Description: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19890701 - 19910301
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 142800
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950811
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19950516
Record Creation Date: 19950518

Defect Summary:

CORROSION OF THE HOOD LATCH STRIKER PLATE CAUSES DETACHMENT OF THE PLATE FROM THE HOOD ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN AN UNEXPECTED OPENING OF THE HOOD WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CONDITION CAN REDUCE THE DRIVER'S VIEW OF THE ROAD INCREASING THE POTENTIAL OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HOOD INNER PANEL REINFORCEMENT AND A NEW, GALVANIZED HOOD LATCH STRIKER PLATE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; HOOD ASSEMBLY; LATCHES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES REGISTERED OR SOLD IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MS, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TX, VT, VA, WI, AND WASHINGTON, DC.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-93931-800-424-9393 FREE.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V322000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1990
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 98S37
Manufacturer Component Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 175000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990118
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19981216
Record Creation Date: 19981218

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Consequence Summary:

IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 18, 1999.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 1-800-392-36731-800-392-3673 FREE.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT1-888-DASH-2-DOT FREE (1-888-327-42361-888-327-4236 FREE).

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90V133000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: LIMOUSINE WERKS, INC.
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1990
Manufacturer Component Description: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19890101 - 19900501
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 158
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19901205
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: LIMOUSINE WERKS, INC.
Report Received Date: 19900727
Record Creation Date: 19900731
Regulation Part Number: 571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 110

Defect Summary:

TIRE PLACARD MAY CONTAIN INCORRECT GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATINGS AND TIRE INFORMATION.

Consequence Summary:

LIMOUSINES WOULD NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 110 AND CONSUMERMIGHT UNKNOWINGLY OVERLOAD THE VEHICLE BECAUSE OF PLACARD MISINFORMATION.

Corrective Summary:

INSTALL REVISED TIRE PLACARDS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: TIRE PLACARD; FMVSS 110.VEHICLE110.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: STRETCH LIMOUSINES.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90V134000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: LIMOUSINE WERKS, INC.
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1989
Manufacturer Component Description: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19890601 - 19900501
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 158
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19901205
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: LIMOUSINE WERKS, INC.
Report Received Date: 19900727
Record Creation Date: 19900731
Regulation Part Number: 567

Defect Summary:

GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATINGS AND TIRE INFORMATION MAY BE INCORRECT ON LABELS.

Consequence Summary:

VEHICLES WOULD NOT COMPLY WITH 49 CFR PART 567.

Corrective Summary:

INSTALL REVISED CERTIFICATION LABELS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: ALTERERS CERTIFICATION LABEL; 49 CFR PART 567.VEHICLE567.VEHICLE FREE DESCRIPTION: STRETCH LIMOUSINES.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90V093000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: EMPIRE COACH COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1989
Manufacturer Component Description: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 544
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910604
Recall Initiated By: OVSC
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: EMPIRE COACH COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19900509
Record Creation Date: 19900529
Regulation Part Number: 567

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIMOUSINES BUILT BY EMPIRE COACH. VEHICLE ALTERERS LABEL MAY BE MISSING OR INCOMPLETE.

Consequence Summary:

VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH PART 567.

Corrective Summary:

ADD COMPLIANCE LABEL.

Notes:

SYSTEM: COMPLIANCE LABEL; PART 567.VEHICLE567.VEHICLE FREE DESCRIPTION:LIMOUSINES MANUFACTURED BYCOACH LIMOUSINES.

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LINCOLN: TOWN CAR: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V071000
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle/Equipment Model: TOWN CAR
Model Year: 1989
Manufacturer Component Description: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Manufacturers Involved in Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturered: 19870801 - 19920930
Type of Report: V (Vehicle, Equipment or Tire)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7900000
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960607
Recall Initiated By: ODI
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19960425
Record Creation Date: 19960501

Defect Summary:

THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.

Consequence Summary:

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE OVERHEATING, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLY FIRE IN THE STEERING COLUMN AREA OF THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH.

Notes:

SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; IGNITION SWITCH. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. NOTE: 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