2002 Ford Focus Recall | Certain Passenger Vehicles Have Loose Pinch Bolts That Secure The Lower Control

2002 Ford Focus Steering,linkages Recall | Nov 06, 2002

Certain Passenger Vehicles Have Loose Pinch Bolts That Secure The Lower Control Arm To The Steering Knuckle Have Been Reported.

Loose Pinch Bolts Could Exhibit Noise, Vibration And, In Extreme Cases If Left Uncorrected, Separation Of The Joint Or Fracture Of The Ball Joint Stud, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Steering Knuckle Pinch Bolt For Tightness And Correct As Necessary. Owner Notification Began February 10, 2003. Owners Who 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 Nov 06, 2002 for 2002 Ford Focus, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Steering,linkages problems.

2002 Ford Thunderbird Recall | On Certain Passenger Vehicles, The Driver’s Side Seat Belt Contacted The

2002 Ford Thunderbird Seat Belts,front,webbing Recall | June 14, 2002

On Certain Passenger Vehicles, The Driver’s Side Seat Belt Contacted The Seat Recliner During A 35 Mph Ncap Full-frontal Barrier Impact Test.

The Edge Of The Recliner Mechanism Caused A Partial Cut In The Lap Portion Of The Webbing. If The Webbing Is Cut, It Increases The Risk Of Injury In A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install An Insert Behind The Driver Side Seat Lower Trim Panel. Owner Notification Began June 21, 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 June 14, 2002 for 2002 Ford Thunderbird, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Seat Belts,front,webbing problems.

2002 Ford Focus Svt Recall | On Certain Passenger Vehicles Built With Manual Transaxles, There Is The

2002 Ford Focus Svt Vehicle Speed Control,cruise Control Recall | Apr 18, 2002

On Certain Passenger Vehicles Built With Manual Transaxles, There Is The Potential For The Speed Control Cable To Hang Up At The Throttle Body Bracket During High, Wide Open Throttle Operation, Preventing The Throttle From Returning To The Closed Position When The Accelerator Is Released.

If This Condition Were To Occur, It May Be Necessary To Depress The Clutch And Apply The Brake To Bring The Vehicle To A Stop.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Throttle Body And Check For Proper Operation. Owner Notification Began April 25, 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 18, 2002 for 2002 Ford Focus Svt, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cruise Control problems.

2002 Ford Cvpi Recall | In Order To Enhance Police Office Safety, Model Year 1992-2003 Crown

2002 Ford Cvpi Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Oct 15, 2002

In Order To Enhance Police Office Safety, Model Year 1992-2003 Crown Victoria Police Interceptor (cvpi) Vehicles Will Be Equipped With Shields Designed To Help Protect The Fuel Tank In High-speed Rear-impact Crashes. Ford Also Will Be Offering An Optional Trunk Package Designed To Improve The Safe Transport Of Sharp-edged, Heavy Equipment In These Vehicles.

Some High-speed Rear-impact Crashes Have Resulted In Fuel Tank Punctures And Fires In Cvpi Vehicles.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Ford Has Advised Us That Shield Kits Have Been Available Since Late October And Will Be Installed On Police Interceptor Vehicles At No Cost. The Optional Trank Package Will Be Available By The End Of 2002. Ford Has Established A New Web Site At Www.cvpi.com To Answer Additional Questions About The Safe Use Of Cpvi Vehicles.

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 Oct 15, 2002 for 2002 Ford Cvpi, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly problems.

2002 Ford Crown Victoria Recall | In Order To Enhance Police Office Safety, Model Year 1992-2003 Crown

2002 Ford Crown Victoria Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Oct 15, 2002

In Order To Enhance Police Office Safety, Model Year 1992-2003 Crown Victoria Police Interceptor (cvpi) Vehicles Will Be Equipped With Shields Designed To Help Protect The Fuel Tank In High-speed Rear-impact Crashes. Ford Also Will Be Offering An Optional Trunk Package Designed To Improve The Safe Transport Of Sharp-edged, Heavy Equipment In These Vehicles.

Some High-speed Rear-impact Crashes Have Resulted In Fuel Tank Punctures And Fires In Cvpi Vehicles.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Ford Has Advised Us That Shield Kits Have Been Available Since Late October And Will Be Installed On Police Interceptor Vehicles At No Cost. The Optional Trank Package Will Be Available By The End Of 2002. Ford Has Established A New Web Site At Www.cvpi.com To Answer Additional Questions About The Safe Use Of Cpvi Vehicles.

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 Oct 15, 2002 for 2002 Ford Crown Victoria, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly problems.

2002 Ford Escort Recall | On Certain Passenger Vehicles, The Integrated Air Bag Monitor (iabm) Can

2002 Ford Escort Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module Recall | Dec 09, 2002

On Certain Passenger Vehicles, The Integrated Air Bag Monitor (iabm) Can Be Contaminated With Water Or Other Liquids And Could Experience Internal Electrical Shorting.

This May, In Turn, Cause The Air Bag Readiness Light To Illuminate And In Very Rare Occurrences, Air Bag Deployment, Melted Wiring, Or Fire May Occur.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install The Shield Over The Iabm And Apply Nyogel Grease To The Connector. Owner Notification Began February 11, 2003. 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 Dec 09, 2002 for 2002 Ford Escort, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module problems.

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 Taurus Recall | Certain Passenger Vehicles Equipped With Adjustable Padels Are Being Recalled In Order

2002 Ford Taurus Service Brakes, Hydraulic,pedals And Linkages Recall | Oct 02, 2002

Certain Passenger Vehicles Equipped With Adjustable Padels Are Being Recalled In Order To Adjust The Brake And Accelerator Pedals To A Minimum Of 50 Mm Of Lateral Separation. Simultaneous Application Of Both The Brake And Accelerator Pedals Could Result In An Increase In Engine Rpm.

This Could Result In A Customer Experiencing An “unintended Vehicle Speed Increase” Or A Perceived “unable To Stop” Condition.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Owners Will Be Instructed As To The Proper Way To Set The Position Of The Pedals And To Take Their Vehicles To A Dealer To Have The Spacing Between The Brake And Accelerator Pedals Measured. If The Spacing Is Found To Be Less Than 50 Mm, The Dealer Will Adjust The Pedals To Increase The Distance Between Them To Greater Than 50 Mm. Owner Notification Began October 28, 2002. Owners Who 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 Oct 02, 2002 for 2002 Ford Taurus, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,pedals And Linkages problems.

2002 Ford Expedition Recall | Certain 4×2 Sport Utility Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of

2002 Ford Expedition Equipment,other,labels Recall | Sept 09, 2002

Certain 4×2 Sport Utility Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, “tire Selection And Rims For Motor Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars.” The Rear Tire Pressure Is Incorrectly Listed On The Label For 4.2 Vehicles.

Customers May Inflate Their Rear Tires Based On The Incorrect Tire Pressure Information On The Certification Label.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: A Supplementary Label Will Be Sent To Customers To Place Near The Certification Label To Identify The Appropriate Rear Tire Pressure. The Customer May Also Have The Dealer Install The Label On The Vehicle, If They So Desire. Owner Notification Is Expected To Begin During September Or October 2002. Owners Who Do Not Receive The Free Label And Installation Instructions 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 Sept 09, 2002 for 2002 Ford Expedition, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Equipment,other,labels problems.

2002 Ford Navigator Recall | Certain 4×2 Sport Utility Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of

2002 Ford Navigator Equipment,other,labels Recall | Sept 09, 2002

Certain 4×2 Sport Utility Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, “tire Selection And Rims For Motor Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars.” The Rear Tire Pressure Is Incorrectly Listed On The Label For 4.2 Vehicles.

Customers May Inflate Their Rear Tires Based On The Incorrect Tire Pressure Information On The Certification Label.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: A Supplementary Label Will Be Sent To Customers To Place Near The Certification Label To Identify The Appropriate Rear Tire Pressure. The Customer May Also Have The Dealer Install The Label On The Vehicle, If They So Desire. Owner Notification Is Expected To Begin During September Or October 2002. Owners Who Do Not Receive The Free Label And Installation Instructions 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 Sept 09, 2002 for 2002 Ford Navigator, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Equipment,other,labels problems.