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Car Recalls

Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Ford F-250 recalls

 

For Models: Ford F-150, Ford F-250

Engine, July 29, 2011

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Vehicles sold or currently registered in states using corrosive chemicals to de-ice the roads may have fuel tank straps that can rust prematurely and fail. If the fuel tank were to shift as a result of a broken strap, the fuel lines could separate or the fuel tank could contact the ground. In either case, a fuel leak could develop, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel tank straps with straps that have increased corrosion protection. Early in the 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. This recall is expected to begin September 12, 2011. The Ford recall number is 11S21.

For Models: Ford Bronco, Ford Crown Victoria, Ford E-150, Ford E-250, Ford E-350, Ford F-150, Ford F-250, Ford F-350, Ford Taurus, Mercury Grand Marquis

Drive Train, February 18, 2008

Summary: FORD IS RECALLING 225,000 MY 1992-2003 ECONOLINE, MY 1993-1995 TAURUS SHO, MY 1992-1998 CROWN VICTORIA, MY 1993 BRONCO, F-SERIES, MY 1995-1997 F-SERIES SUPER DUTY STRIPPED CHASSIS, MY 1992-1998 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS, AND MY 1992-1995 LINCOLN TOWN CAR VEHICLES. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES WERE PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED USING A WIRING HARNESS THAT IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH THE VEHICLE CIRCUIT POLARITY.

For Models: Ford Bronco, Ford Crown Victoria, Ford E-150, Ford E-250, Ford E-350, Ford Explorer, Ford Explorer Sport Trac, Ford F-150, Ford F-150 Lightning, Ford F-250, Ford F-350, Ford Ranger, Ford Taurus, Lincoln Mark VIII, Lincoln Town Car, Mercury Capri, Mercury Grand Marquis, Mercury Mountaineer

Drive Train, August 13, 2007

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.

For Models: Ford E-150, Ford E-250, Ford E-350, Ford Excursion, Ford Explorer, Ford F-250, Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford F-350, Ford F-350 Super Duty, Mercury Mountaineer

Drive Train, August 7, 2006

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

For Models: Ford Bronco, Ford Expedition, Ford F-150, Ford F-250, Lincoln Navigator

Drive Train, September 12, 2005

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

For Models: Ford Expedition, Ford F-150, Ford F-250

Suspension & Steering, May 30, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1997 Expedition, F150, and F250 vehicles because the intermediate steering shaft yoke may separate from the steering gear input shaft. If separation occurs, there may be a loss of steering control. Dealers will inspect the intermediate shaft yoke to verify that it is fully seated on the steering gear input shaft. If it is not, the intermediate shaft and bolt will be replaced.

For Models: Ford F-250, Ford F-350 Super Duty

Brakes, April 5, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS, FAILURE OF THE FRONT PARKING BRAKE CABLE INPUT BUTTON COULD RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM TO HOLD THE VEHICLE STATIONARY.

For Models: Ford F-150, Ford F-250, Ford F-350

Engine, July 9, 2001

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has extended the warranty coverage of the fuel pump and sending unit assembly in 1990-1993 F150, F250, and F350 trucks. In some trucks, the check valve may become damaged inside the fuel pump unit. This can cause fuel to travel from one tank to the other, creating an overflow condition. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will repair the fuel pump and sending unit for up to 12 years or 150,000 miles from the original warranty start date.

For Models: Ford F-150, Ford F-250, Ford F-350

Engine, July 9, 2001

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1993 F150, F250, and F350 trucks due to premature failure of the fuel pressure regulator. Failure of the regulator can cause high fuel system pressure, which can lead to fuel overflow in one of the fuel tanks. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel pressure regulator with a revised unit made of stainless steel.

For Models: Ford Bronco, Ford Expedition, Ford Explorer, Ford Explorer Sport Trac, Ford F-150, Ford F-250, Ford F-350, Ford Ranger, Mercury Mountaineer

Drive Train, June 4, 2001

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: FORD IS REPLACING ALL FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT 15, 16, AND 17 INCH TIRES MOUNTED ON FORD TRUCKS AND SUVS. FORD REPORTS TREAD SEPARATION CAN OCCUR DUE TO A COMBINATION OF THE SENSITIVITY OF THE TIRE DESIGN TO STRESS, AGING, AND MANUFACTURING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PLANTS. FORD IS REPLACING THESE TIRES TO PREVENT POSSIBLE PREMATURE TIRE FAILURE. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: THE VEHICLES LISTED BELOW MAY HAVE BEEN ORIGINALLY EQUIPPED WITH FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT TIRES OR MAY HAVE HAD WILDERNESS AT TIRES INSTALLED DURING THE FIRESTONE RECALL LAUNCHED IN AUGUST 2000. CERTAIN 1991 THROUGHT 2002 FORD EXPLORER CERTAIN 2001 THROUGHT 2002 EXPLORER SPORT, AND SPORT TRAC CERTAIN 1997 THROUGH 2002 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 2001 RANGER CERTAIN 1999 THROUGH 2001 EXPEDITION CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 1994, AND 1997 MODEL YEAR F-SERIES CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 1994 BRONCO NOTE: BOTH ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT AND REPLACEMENT TIRES ARE AFFECTED.