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1998 Ford Contour Recalls

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Most Recent 1998 Ford Contour Recall

On October 23, 2001, Ford recalled 108,000 Ford Contour. Vehicle description: passenger vehicles built at the kansas city assembly plant and originally sold in or currently registered in the states of connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, and wisconsin, and the district of columbia. the front coil springs may fracture as a result of corrosion in high corrosion environments. depending on the location of the fracture, a broken spring could move past the spring seat and contact a front tire.
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1998 Ford Contour Recall Details

Summary on October 23, 2001
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles built at the kansas city assembly plant and originally sold in or currently registered in the states of connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, and wisconsin, and the district of columbia. the front coil springs may fracture as a result of corrosion in high corrosion environments. depending on the location of the fracture, a broken spring could move past the spring seat and contact a front tire.
Summary on September 19, 2001
This is not a safety recall in accordance with the safety act. however, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the agency. vehicle description: 1998 ford contour/mercury mystique passenger vehicles built at the kansas city assembly plant. the front coil springs could potentially fracture due to corrosion.
Summary on August 29, 2001
On certain my 1996-1998 passenger vehicles built at the kansas city, cuautitlan assembly plants or on my 1999 passenger vehcles built at the automotive alliance international assembly plants, the rough surface of the heater blower resistor's stainless steel blades can damage the copper surface of the wiring harness connector. the damage could, over time, cause increased resistance in the connector and, due to subsequent terminal relaxation, result in an open circuit condition.
Summary on November 30, 2000
Vehicle description: bi-fuel vehicles. these vehicles may have a fuel tank filler pipe grommet that could have been damaged during the installation of the bi-fuel system. if the grommet is damaged, fuel could leak. fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. dealers will replace the fuel tank filler pipe grommet.
Summary on October 11, 2000
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles not equipped with the anti-lock braking system (abs). a pressure conscious reducing valve (pcrv) in the rear brakes may be subject to corrosion and result in malfunction, when operated in areas that use salt compounds on the roadway for de-icing or dust control.
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