Ford Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1993 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles equipped with anti-lock brake systems (ABS). The incorrect ABS controller may be installed on the vehicle, which could result in insufficient braking ability. This can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the controller with the correct unit.

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THE TIRE CERTIFICATION LABELS INCORRECTLY IDENTIFY THE VEHICLE TIRE REQUIREMENTS AS P235/75R15 SL (STANDARD LOAD), RATHER THAN AS P235/75R15 XL (EXTRA LOAD).
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FATIGUE CRACKS CAN DEVELOP IN THE SOLDER JOINT BETWEEN THE FUEL RETURN TUBE AND THE FUEL PUMP SENDING UNIT LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK.
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THE SOUND INSULATION ON THE ENGINE SIDE OF THE DASH PANEL CAN CONTACT THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD.
RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1990 Taurus and Mercury Sable and 1991 Explorer vehicles for an issue with the front seat rigid seat belt buckles. Some buckles will not release, some will not latch at all, and some may not latch fully. All concerns pose safety risks to occupants. Dealers will replace the rigid mounted belt buckles with end release buckles.

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THE STOP LAMP SWITCHES COULD INTERMITTENTLY MALFUNCTION RESULTING IN THE STOP LAMPS NOT ILLUMINATING WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED.
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THE SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGE FOR THE REAR BENCH SEAT FAILED TO COMPLY WITH THE STANDARDS OF FMVSS 210.
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THE REAR BRAKE LINES HAVE INADEQUATE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE TUBE AND THE VEHICLE UNDERBODY IN THE AREA OF THE LEFT REAR WHEEL OPENING.
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INCORRECT INSTRUMENT PANEL WIRING ASSEMBLIES IN SOME VEHICLES WILL NOT ACTUATE THE "ANTI-LOCK" BRAKE WARNING LIGHTS.
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A REVISED BRAKE LINING NOISE INSULATOR RESULTED IN A DECREASE IN THE THERMAL INSULATION BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINING AND THE FRONT BRAKE CALIPER PISTON. THIS CAUSED GREATER HEAT TRANSFER TO THE CALIPER PISTONS WITH THE POTENTIAL TO OVERHEAT THE BRAKE FLUID AND DIMINISH BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS DURING SEVERE BRAKING CONDITIONS.