Ford Freestar Recalls
Ford is recalling certain vehicles sold or currently registered in states where salt is used to de-ice the roads. Due to rust, the third row seat may not fully latch into is seating position.
Owners of affected vehicles will be notified beginning March 27, 2013. If you experience problems latching the third row seat, or you don't received recall notification and you feel you should have, please contact your Ford dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Ford recall number is 13S01.
On some models, the torque convertor output shaft can fail. As a result, the vehicle will suddenly have a complete loss of power.
Ford will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in the second quarter of 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.
On vehicles with handicap conversions, the brake lines may be routed improperly, causing them to leak fluid.
Vehicles affected were converted to handicapped accessible vehicles by Vantage Mobility International. You can check with your dealer to assist in finding out if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.
The power liftgate may fall unexpectedly when the liftgate motor disengages. If the liftgate falls freely, anyone standing under it may be injured.
Please contact your Ford dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.