Ford Recalling 3,6 Million Cars Over Defective Cruise Control

For the sixth time since 1999, Ford is recalling 3.6 million passenger cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles and vans built between 1992 and 2004 to repair a cruise control switch that can overheat causing a fire. According to data provided from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, today’s announcement has bought the total number of recalls for the same cruise control switch problem to 10.5 million vehicles since 1999! Ford has announced that it has received no reports of accidents or injuries related to the recall. Owners of the 16 models affected by the recall will receive notices from Ford on August 13. Dealers will install a fused wiring harness into the speed control electrical system or replace the deactivation switch if it’s found to be leaking. -See affected models after the jump

Models Recalled:

  • 1998-2002 Ford Ranger
  • 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

Via: 9wsyr

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