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Car Recalls

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

Mercury recalls

 

For Models: Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer

Body, Interior & Misc., September 30, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 2002-2003 model year Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer vehicles for possible issues with the liftgate glass strut brackets and glass hinges. On certain vehicles, the liftgate glass strut may come off or the hinge may fracture. This can cause the glass to fall from the liftgate, which may lead to personal injury. Dealers will replace the liftgate glass strut brackets and glass hinges.

For Models: Ford Freestar, Mercury Monterey

Drive Train, September 20, 2004

Summary: CERTAIN MINIVANS MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH FRONT WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE NOT HEAT TREATED CORRECTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL CRACKS IN THE HUB.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Ford Thunderbird, Mercury Sable

Body, Interior & Misc., July 20, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 2004 Taurus, Thunderbird, and Mercury Sable vehicles due to an inadequate weld on the front seats. In a collision, the seat may not perform as designed, which could result in injury. Dealers will replace the upper support assembly on the power seats.

For Models: Mercury Cougar

Engine, April 16, 2004

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, CONTAMINATION OF THE FILTER IN THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE (FDM) CAN REDUCE, AND EVENTUALLY BLOCK, THE FLOW OF FUEL TO THE ENGINE.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Electrical & Lights, April 5, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 2000-2004 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles for possible malfunctioning of the brake light switch, which may cause brake lights to stick on, or not come on at all. Also, the driver may not be able to shift out of "Park" and the battery could discharge. Dealers will replace the brake light switch and the wiring connector mounted to it.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Engine, March 10, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 2003 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles because the air filter material could smolder and burn, which could lead to an underhood fire. Dealers will replace the air filter.

For Models: Ford Freestar, Mercury Monterey

Suspension & Steering, November 10, 2003

Summary: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, THE POWER STEERING LOW-PRESSURE LINE MAY NOT BE FULLY SEATED AT THE RACK AND PINION STEERING GEAR.

For Models: Ford Explorer, Ford Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer

Body, Interior & Misc., August 29, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1998-2002 Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac, and Mercury Mountaineer vehicles for an issue with the driver's seat recliner mechanism. The upper bolt that attaches the recliner mechanism to the seat back frame could fracture. If this happens, the seat back could fall backward and disrupt the driver, possibly causing an accident. Dealers will replace the upper bolt and, on some vehicles, replace a lower bolt as well.

For Models: Ford Explorer, Ford Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer

Drive Train, August 29, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1999-2001 Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac, and Mercury Mountaineer vehicles for a possible binding speed control cable. If the cable binds, throttle return could be affected, causing a sticking accelerator. Dealers will inspect the cable and replace it if necessary.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Body, Interior & Misc., March 31, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 2002-2003 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles because their windshields do not comply with safety standards. Due to improper mounting, the windshield may exhibit increased wind noise, water leakage, squeaks, and rattles and could experience a loss of retention, which would reduce occupant protection in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the windshield.