2002 Ford Windstar Recall | In Some Minivans, Water And Other Contaminants (dirt, Salt,

2002 Ford Windstar Trailer Hitches Recall | Mar 11, 2002

In Some Minivans, Water And Other Contaminants (dirt, Salt, Etc.) Can Enter Into The Right Rear Passenger Compartment Due To A Missing Body Sealer.

This Could Cause A Short Circuit In The Electrical Connector At The Rear Wire Harness. A Short Circuit Can Lead To Malfunctions Of The Rear Lighting System, Reverse Park-aid System, Or Trailer Tow Electrical System. A Sustained Short Circuit Can Result In Melted Connectors And Potentially Lead To A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Electrical Connector And Surrounding Area For Absence Of Body Sealing And Corrosion. If Corrosion Is Present, Dealers Will Service The Body Gaps, Repair Corroded Connectors, And Apply A Protective Patch To The Connector Assembly And Body Hole. If Corrosion Is Not Present But The Body Sealer Is Missing, Dealers Will Service The Body Gaps And Apply A Protective Patch To The Connector Assembly And Body Hole. Owner Notification Began April 5, 2002. 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.

Customers Can 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 11, 2002 for 2002 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Trailer Hitches problems.

2002 Ford Windstar Recall | On Certain Minivans Originally Sold In Or Currently Registered In The States

2002 Ford Windstar Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | Apr 04, 2002

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, Wisconsin, And The District Of Columbia. During Assembly, Some Brake Lines Were Installed In A Twisted Position, Causing Contact With The Dash Panel Insulator Above The Catalytic Converter. This Contact Could Abrade The Brake Line Corrosion Protection, Consequently, Salt Or Water Absorbed In The Dash Panel Insulator Would Promote Corrosion. This Corrosion Could Ultimately Lead To A Leak In The Brake Line.

Leakage Of Brake Fluid Will Result In Brake Light Activation. Extended Stopping Distance Could Also Result, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Brake Line For Corrosion And Clearance Conditions. A Brake Line That Is Not Corroded Will Be Repositioned. A Brake Line That Is Corroded Or Leaking Will Be Replaced With A Nylon Coated Brake Line And Secured Using Three Retaining Clips To Assure Clearance From The Insulator. Owner Notification Began May 10, 2002. 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.

Customers Can 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 Apr 04, 2002 for 2002 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems.