2000 Ford Contour Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles, Light Duty Trucks, Sport Utility

2000 Ford Contour Seat Belts Recall | Aug 18, 2000

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles, Light Duty Trucks, Sport Utility Vehicles, And Mini Vans Equipped With Trw Seat Belt Buckle Assemblies. The Buckle Base Of These Seat Belt Assemblies Were Not Properly Heat Treated And Therefore Do Not Pass The Load Bearing Requirement Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 209, “seat Belt Assemblies.”

In The Event Of A Vehicle Crash, The Occupant May Not Be Properly Restrained.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Date Code On Certain Seat Belt Buckles Of Your Vehicle And Replace All Seat Belt Buckles That Fall Within The Suspect Date Code Range. Owner Notification Began October 26, 2000. 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 Aug 18, 2000 for 2000 Ford Contour, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Seat Belts problems.

2000 Ford Contour Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Not Equipped With The Anti-lock Braking System

2000 Ford Contour Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components Recall | Mar 09, 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.

If Both Pcrv’s Malfunction, Vehicle Handling Could Be Adversely Affected During Braking As A Result Of The Rear Wheels Locking, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install Improved Pcrv’s In The Rear Brake System. This Recall Was Expanded In September 2000 To Include 1999 And 2000 Ford Contour, Mercury Mystique And Cougar Vehicles.

Owner Notification Began April 3, 2000 For The 1996-1998 Model Vehicles And On October 11, 2000, For The 1999-2000 Model Vehicles.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 Mar 09, 2000 for 2000 Ford Contour, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components problems.

2000 Ford Contour Recall | Vehicle Description: Bi-fuel Vehicles. These Vehicles May Have A

2000 Ford Contour Fuel System, Other,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Oct 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.

If The Grommet Is Damaged, Fuel Could Leak. Fuel Leakage In The Presence Of An Ignition Source Could Result In A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Tank Filler Pipe Grommet.

Owner Notification Began November 30, 2000.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 30, 2000 for 2000 Ford Contour, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Fuel System, Other,storage,tank Assembly problems.

2000 Ford Contour Recall | Vehicle Description: 1995 Passenger Vehicles Equipped With The 2.0l And

2000 Ford Contour Engine And Engine Cooling Recall | Nov 06, 2000

Vehicle Description: 1995 Passenger Vehicles Equipped With The 2.0l And 2.5l Engines, And 1996 Vehicles Equipped With 2.5l Engines. Tightening Of The Engine Cooling Fan Motor Bearings, Up To And Including Motor Stall, Can Result In Increased Motor Torque And Higher Than Normal Motor Current And Accompanying High Motor Temperatures.

Overheating Of The Cooling Fan Motor Due To Excessive Current Can Result In Smoke And Odors From Bearing Grease, Insulation And Other Internal Motor Components. If Electrical Current Continues To Be Applied To The Motor, Internal Motor Components Could Ignite Possibly Igniting Other Engine Compartment Components.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A Positive Temperature Coefficient Device In-line With Each Fan Motor. Ford Will Also Extend The Warranty On The Engine Cooling Fan Assembly To A Total Of 8 Years Of Service Or 100,000 Miles From The Warranty Start Date, Whichever Occurs First. If The Vehicle Already Has More Than 100,000 Miles, This Coverage Will Last Until July 31, 2001.

Owner Notification Began February 5, 2001. 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 Nov 06, 2000 for 2000 Ford Contour, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling problems.