2001 Ford Windstar Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger And Sport Utility Vehicles, Pickup Trucks,

2001 Ford Windstar Seat Belts,front,buckle Assembly Recall | July 16, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger And Sport Utility Vehicles, Pickup Trucks, And Minivans. Equipped With Seat Belts Supplied By Trw. It Is Possible That The Driver’s And/or Front Passenger’s Outboard Seat Belt Buckle May Not Fully Latch. Ford Crown Victoria Built At St. Thomas Assembly Plant From 4/17/00 – 5/29/01 Mercury Grand Marquis Built At St. Thomas Assembly Plant From 4/17/00 – 5/29/01. Lincoln Town Cars Built At Wixom Assembly Plant From 3/27/00 – 5/30/01. Lincoln Navigators Built At Michigan Truck Plant From 4/11/00 – 5/31/01. Ford Windstars Built At Oakville Assembly Plant From 3/23/00 – 5/30/01. Ford Rangers Built At Twin Cities Plant From 3/28/00 – 5/30/01, And Also At The Edison Plant From 3/13/00 – 5/25/01. Ford F-150 Truck Built At Norfolk Plant From 4/18/00 – 5/25/00; At Ontario Plant From 5/10/00 – 5/28/01; At Kansas City Plant From 9/11/99 – 5/25/01; And At Cuautitlan Plant From 5/16/00 – 6/9/01. Ford Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, And F-550 Trucks Built At Kentucky Plant From 4/17/00 – 5/27/01; And At Cuautitlan Plant From 5/16/00 – 6/19/01. Ford Excursions Built At Kentucky Plant From 4/17/00 – 10/2/00. Ford Expeditions Built At Michigan Truck Plant From 4/11/00 – 5/31/01.

In The Event Of A Crash, The Restraint System May Not Provide Adequate Occupant Protection, Increasing The Risk Of Personal Injury To The Seat Occupant.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Front Outboard Seat Belt Buckles And If The Buckle Fails The Inspection Process, It Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began July 25, 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 1-866-436-7332.

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 July 16, 2001 for 2001 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Seat Belts,front,buckle Assembly problems.

2001 Ford Windstar Recall | This Is Not A Safety Recall In Accordance With The Safety

2001 Ford Windstar Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs Recall | July 12, 2001

This Is Not A Safety Recall In Accordance With The Safety Act. However, It Is Deemed A Safety Improvement Campaign By The Agency. Vehicle Description: 1995-1998 Ford Windstar Minivans. The Front Coil Springs Could Potentially Fracture Due To Corrosion. Note: The 1997-1998 Windstar Mini Vans Are Also Covered By Nhtsa Safety Recall 01v-199/ford Recall 01s19. The Mini Vans Covered By The Safety Recall Were Originally Sold In Or Currently Registered In The States Of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, And Wisconsin, And In The District Of Columbia.

Some Tires Have Deflated Due To Contact With A Broken Spring.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Ford Is Extending The Warranty For Front Coil Spring Replacement To A Total Of 10 Years Of Service From The Warranty Start Date, With Unlimited Mileage. This Coverage Is Automatically Transferred To Subsequent Owners At No Charge. If Either Front Coil Spring Fractures During The Coverage Period Noted Above, The Dealer Will Replace Both Springs At No Charge To The Owner.

Ford Has Decided To Conduct A Service Campaign To Extend The Warranty Coverage For The Front Coil Springs. Owners Can Contact Ford At1-866-436-7332, Concerning This Program.

This recall was issued on July 12, 2001 for 2001 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs problems.

2001 Ford Windstar Recall | On Certain Minivans Originally Sold In Or Currently Registered In The States

2001 Ford Windstar Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs Recall | June 18, 2001

On Certain Minivans Originally Sold In Or Currently Registered In The States Of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, And Wisconsin, And In The District Of Columbia. The Front Coil Springs Could Fracture As A Result Of Corrosion. Depending On The Location Of The Fracture, A Broken Spring Could Move Past The Spring Seat And Contact A Front Tire.

Some Tires Have Deflated Due To Contact With A Broken Spring.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install Protective Shields Around The Front Coil Springs. Owner Notification Began September 6, 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 June 18, 2001 for 2001 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs problems.

2001 Ford Windstar Recall | Vehicle Description: Minivans Equipped With An Adjustable Pedal Option.

2001 Ford Windstar Vehicle Speed Control,accelerator Pedal Recall | June 22, 2001

Vehicle Description: Minivans Equipped With An Adjustable Pedal Option. The Driver Floor Mat Could Interfere With The Accelerator Pedal.

This Can Result In A Stuck Throttle, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace Both Front Driver And Passenger Side Floor Mats In The Vehicle. Owner Notification Began July 6, 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 June 22, 2001 for 2001 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,accelerator Pedal problems.

2001 Ford Windstar Recall | Vehicle Description: Mini Vans. Contaminants Such As

2001 Ford Windstar Visibility,windshield Wiper/washer,motor Recall | Aug 15, 2001

Vehicle Description: Mini Vans. Contaminants Such As Water, Salt, And Windshield Washer Solution Can Enter The Wiper Motor Cover Assembly Through Pinholes On The Exterior Of The Cover That Are Used In The Molding Process. In Addition, On Certain Of The Vehicles Built Between February And August 2000, A Switch Located In The Plastic Cover Of The Wiper Motor Gear Case Could Malfunction And Overheat. Either Of These Conditions Could Potentially Result In Loss Of Intermittent Wiper Function, Loss Of Wiper Park Function, Complete Loss Of Wiper Function, Smoke, Or Ignition Of The Plastic Cover Material. Contaminant Entry Could Also Result In Unintended Wiper Motor Operation.

Switch Malfunction Is Most Likely To Occur When The Intermittent Setting Of The Wipers Is Being Used, Or When Snow Or Ice Obstructs The Blades From Returning To The “parked” Position At The Bottom Of The Windshield. Loss Of Visibility While Driving Increases The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A New Wiper Cover With Improved Sealing And Water Resistance. Owner Notification Begain August 27, 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 1-866-436-7332.

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 15, 2001 for 2001 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Visibility,windshield Wiper/washer,motor problems.

2001 Ford Windstar Recall | Vehicle Description: Mini Vans Equipped With Auxiliary Rear Air-conditioning.

2001 Ford Windstar Equipment,air Conditioner Recall | Aug 15, 2001

Vehicle Description: Mini Vans Equipped With Auxiliary Rear Air-conditioning. If The Auxiliary Air-conditioning Blower Motor Stops Turning While In The Medium-low Blower Speed Setting, There Is The Potential That The Resistor May Become Hot And Smoke.

The Motor Could Potentially Catch On Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A Jumper Wire That Will Ensure That The Medium-low Blower Speed Setting Is Protected By The Thermal Limiter. Owner Notification Began Augsut 27, 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 1-866-436-7332.

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 15, 2001 for 2001 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Equipment,air Conditioner problems.