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Car Recalls

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

Ford recalls

 

For Models: Ford Thunderbird, Mercury Cougar

Electrical & Lights, March 9, 1990

Summary: BATTERY TO STARTER CABLES ARE LONGER THAN SPECIFIED; EXCESSIVE CABLE LENGTH COULD CONTACT ENGINE DAMPER PULLEY.

For Models: Ford Ranger

Drive Train, February 23, 1990

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled 1990 Ranger 4.0L V6 trucks because the throttle may stick and cause the throttle lever to contact the throttle body air intake tube. This may cause unintended acceleration, which could result in an accident. Dealers will replace the air inlet tube with a newly designed part.

For Models: Ford Aerostar

Brakes, December 27, 1989

Summary: INABILITY TO MAINTAIN PRESSURE IN THE SECONDARY SYSTEM OF THE MASTER CYLINDER (CONTROLS BRAKING OF REAR WHEELS) COULD INCREASE BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL AND REDUCE BRAKE PERFORMANCE AT TEMPERATURES LESS THAN 40 DEGREES.

For Models: Ford Ranger

Drive Train, December 11, 1989

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled 1990 Ranger 4.0L V6 trucks because the throttle may stick and cause the throttle lever to contact the throttle body air intake tube. This may cause unintended acceleration, which could result in an accident. Dealers will replace the air inlet tube with a newly designed part.

For Models: Ford Escort

Body, Interior & Misc., October 25, 1989

Summary: SPECIAL PRIMER THAT PROMOTES THE BONDING OF A URETHANE ADHESIVE TO THE GLASS WAS NOT APPLIED TO THE WINDSHIELDS BEFORE INSTALLATION.

For Models: Ford Probe

Drive Train, October 13, 1989

Summary: THROTTLE LEVERS MAY HAVE BEEN BENT DURING ASSEMBLY.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Electrical & Lights, October 4, 1989

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1990 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles equipped with the autolamp headlamp control system. In some cases, the autolamp system could fail, causing a loss of headlight function. This could present a safety issue while driving. Dealers will replace the affected light sensor modules.

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

Engine, August 4, 1989

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1990 F150, F250, and F350 trucks due to improper routing and installation of fuel pressure and return line connectors. The wrong lines connected may cause the fuel tank to overflow. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel line assembly.

For Models: Ford Crown Victoria

Engine

Summary: IN ORDER TO ENHANCE POLICE OFFICE SAFETY, MODEL YEAR 1992-2003 CROWN VICTORIA POLICE INTERCEPTOR (CVPI) VEHICLES WILL BE EQUIPPED WITH SHIELDS DESIGNED TO HELP PROTECT THE FUEL TANK IN HIGH-SPEED REAR-IMPACT CRASHES. FORD ALSO WILL BE OFFERING AN OPTIONAL TRUNK PACKAGE DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THE SAFE TRANSPORT OF SHARP-EDGED, HEAVY EQUIPMENT IN THESE VEHICLES.

For Models: Ford Escort

Drive Train

Summary: INTERFERENCE OCCUR BETWEEN BOLT THAT SECURES A FUEL LINE SHIELD TO THE LOWER PORTION OF THE DASH PANEL AND THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL.

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