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Car Recalls

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

Ford recalls

 

For Models: Ford Aerostar

Body, Interior & Misc., September 19, 1990

Summary: THE SECOND ROW RIGHT HAND SEAT ASSEMBLY HAS A TILT FORWARD FUNCTION. A LATCH RETAINS THE SEAT IN THE NORMAL RIDE POSTION, AND THIS LATCH MAY RELEASE UNDER SEVERE FRONTAL IMPACT CONDITIONS, ALLOWING THE SEAT TO PIVOT FORWARD.

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

Drive Train, July 17, 1990

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1990 E and F Series 4x2 vehicles equipped with an E4OD transmission and a one piece driveshaft due to an issue with the park mechanism in the transmission. Some vehicles may experience a failure to engage the park gear, which can cause the vehicle to roll if the parking brake is not set. Dealers will replace the snap ring and install a revised extension housing

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

Brakes, July 17, 1990

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled 1990 F-Super Duty trucks and F-Super Duty Motor Home chassis because of the hydroboost steering gear return line plumbing. On certain vehicles, due to the routing of the return line, the hydroboost may stay engaged lightly, which may cause added brake wear and tear. Dealers will replace the return line and repair damaged brake components.

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

Brakes, June 20, 1990

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1990 F150-F350 trucks because the incorrect master cylinder was installed. The master cylinder installed is not large enough, which can inhibit braking force. Dealers will install the appropriate master cylinder.

For Models: Ford Explorer

Body, Interior & Misc., May 9, 1990

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1991 Explorer vehicles because the sunroof assembly could detach from the mounting bracket and fall inside or off of the vehicle. This is due to improper fastening of the removable sunroof assembly upon re-installation. Dealers will replace the sunroof latch assemblies with latches that will secure the sunroof better.

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.