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Recall 15V861000

Headlights Fail To Operate

Recall Details

The lighting control module may fail, resulting in the loss of headlight operation. Dealers will replace the lighting control module free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The headlights may fail to operate because of a failure of the lighting control module. This can cause reduced visibility and increased risk of an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Ford must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles starting in January 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 15S39.

Electrical & Lights, December 22, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 22, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
PE15028
Potential Number of Units Affected
296,004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V861000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2003-2005 Ford Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis vehicles manufactured October 3, 2001, to August 2, 2005. The affected vehicles have a lighting control module (LCM) that may fail, resulting in a loss of headlights.
Consequence
A loss of headlights can reduce driver visibility and increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the LCM, free of charge. Parts are not currently available to remedy the affected vehicles. Owners will be mailed interim notifications beginning on January 19, 2016. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S39.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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