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Car Recalls

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

Ford Taurus recalls

 

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Brakes, February 21, 1996

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Ford has recalled certain 1996 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles for a possible defective brake system fluid level indicator lamp switch. If malfunctioning, the vehicle cannot be operated under proper code requirements. This could result in loss of braking if the switch is ignored and fluid is locked. Dealers will replace the brake system fluid level indicator lamp switch.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Brakes, December 23, 1994

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Ford has recalled certain 1995 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles for an issue with a missing or misplaced clip that secures the brake pedal arm to the master cylinder push rod. If this clip is missing or damaged, the push rod could separate from the pedal arm, causing a lack of braking power. Dealers will inspect and install a retainer clip if necessary.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Suspension & Steering, December 15, 1994

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Monroe has recalled certain 1990-1994 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles with Monroe aftermarket struts installed for a concern with the weld mounting on the sway bar bracket where it attaches to the strut tube. On some vehicles, this weld did not fuse properly, which can cause the sway bar to drop and possibly contact the tire, damaging it. Monroe dealers will replace the affected struts.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Brakes, May 7, 1993

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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.

For Models: Ford Explorer, Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Body, Interior & Misc., October 30, 1992

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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.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Drive Train, May 15, 1992

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Ford has recalled certain 1990-1992 Taurus and Mercury Sable wagons to replace the self-latching assembly in the rear storage compartment. The potential exists for a child to accidentally lock him or herself inside the storage compartment or rear footwell area. This could lead to panic, air deprivation, or possible asphyxiation, as the compartment cannot be opened from the inside once locked. Dealers will replace the latch assembly with one that can only be locked with a key.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Lincoln Continental, Mercury Sable

Brakes, September 26, 1991

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Ford has recalled certain 1990-1992 Taurus, Mercury Sable, and Lincoln Continental vehicles in cold weather, high corrosion states to replace the brake rotors. The original rotors on the vehicle can easily corrode and separate, causing a potential braking safety issue. Dealers will replace the front rotors with full cast iron rotors.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Body, Interior & Misc., August 16, 1991

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Ford has recalled certain 1992 Taurus and Mercury Sable station wagons for an issue with the liftgate latch mechanism. In some cases, the secondary liftgate latch will not operate, which may cause the liftgate to open without operator action. If the liftgate opens without operator action, cargo or occupants may fall out. Dealers will replace the liftgate latch.

For Models: Ford Crown Victoria, Ford Taurus, Lincoln Continental, Mercury Grand Marquis, Mercury Sable

Body, Interior & Misc., November 5, 1990

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.

For Models: Ford Taurus

Drive Train, September 26, 1990

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Ford has recalled certain 1990 Taurus models with the police package installed. These vehicles have 14x5.5-inch steel wheels that could crack, causing a potential for the wheel rim to separate from the center. Dealers will replace affected wheels with a revised design.