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Lincoln Aviator Recall 02V313000

The Gear Shift Indicator May Read Incorrectly

Recall Details

The transmission shift cable can become dislodged from the shift cable bracket. This could result in the shift indicator reading incorrectly. Dealers will add a strap to the shift cable adjustor to secure it.

Our Quick Take

A very small amount of 2003 Aviator models (25) are being recalled because the shift cable can become dislodged from its bracket, resulting in incorrect gear indication on the dash.

What Should You Do?

If your shift indicator does not read correctly, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your Lincoln dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

Drive Train, November 18, 2002

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 18, 2002
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
02V313000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CABLE CAN BECOME DISLODGED FROM THE SHIFT CABLE BRACKET.
Consequence
THIS COULD RESULT RESULTING IN INCORRECT GEAR INDICATION.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL ADD A STRAP TO THE SHIFT CABLE ADJUSTER TO PREVENT THE SHIFT CABLE FROM BECOMING DISLODGED. FORD HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.
Notes
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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