Fire Safety Recall: Ford Motor Company Issues Expanded Recall Over Cruise Control | DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Ford Motor Company has announced a voluntary expanded recall of 3.6 million vehicles due to fire safety concerns stemming from faulty cruise control switches.  The recall now includes more than a dozen models of vehicle built between 1992 and 2007.

In January 2005, the company had recalled approximately 6 million vehicles with similar cruise control switch problems.  According to Ford, newly-affected owners will begin receiving notices of the expanded recall on August 15, 2007.

Owners with immediate questions regarding the recall are instructed to call (888) 222-2751. 

Ford’s latest recall involves the following vehicles:

  • 1992-1997 Lincoln Town Car
  • 1992-1997 Ford Crown Victoria
  • 1992-1997 Mercury Grand Marquis, 1993-1998 Lincoln Mark VIII
  • 1993-1995 Taurus SHO
  • 1999-2001 Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer
  • 2001-2002 Ford Explorer Sport
  • 2001-2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
  • 1992-1993 E150-350 vans
  • 1997-2002 E150-350 vans
  • 1993 Ford F-Series pickups
  • 1993 Ford Bronco
  • 1994 Mercury Capri
  • 2003-2004 Ford F-150 Lightning
  • 1995-2002 Ford F53 motor homes

Previously on the D.C. Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog, we have posted articles related to:

  • The federal government keeping the public in the dark about automobile safety
  • Shifting auto safety emphasis to accident prevention
  • Faulty airbags in used cars

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