1999 Ford Escort Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Equipped With The S/r Option. The S/r Option Includes, Among Other Features, A 5-speed Manual Transmission. On These Vehicles, The Transmission Shift

1999 Ford Escort Power Train,manual Transmission,shift Pattern Indicator Recall | Oct 12, 1999

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Equipped With The S/r Option. The S/r Option Includes, Among Other Features, A 5-speed Manual Transmission. On These Vehicles, The Transmission Shift Pattern Is Not Displayed In The Occupant Compartment In View Of The Driver. This Does Not Comply With The Requirements Of Fmvss No. 102, “transmission Shift Lever Sequence, Starter Interlock, And Transmission Braking Effect.”the Driver May Not Be Aware Of The Transmission Position Of The Vehicle.. Follwoing Is The Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Owners Will Be Provided With An Adhesive Backed Plaque Containing The Shift Pattern, Along With Materials And Instructions For Locating And Affixing The Plaque To The Vehicle Center Console, Just Forward Of The Shift Lever. Owners Will Also Be Advised That Their Dealer Can Affix The Plaque If They Prefer.
ford Recall No. 99s31.owner Notification Began November 2, 1999. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Oct 12, 1999 for 1999 Ford Escort, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Power Train,manual Transmission,shift Pattern Indicator problems.

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