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Ford Explorer 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 01, 1996
Location:
Abingdon, MD

due to the design of the floor mat, the floor mat is sticking under the gas pedal, causing the vehicle to accelerate. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X1SU. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F250 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 15, 1998
Location:
Meridian, ID

while driving the vehicle hit a pathole, subsequently the dash on the passenger's side dropped apx 2 inches.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTHX26H7NK. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F250 1992 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 10, 1998
Location:
Saipan, UN

1st service at 3000 mileage-a/c leaked twice; later - alignment at the back (bed) area was croocked due to shocks; built-in floor mats almost caused an accident when the gas pedal became stuck to the the floor mat while driving; lastly,power steering wheel locked itself while driving on the road and was unable to manuever/control the pick-up's steering wheels; joeten representatives concluded that power steering pump failed/broke.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1868VK. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Tempo 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 01, 1996
Location:
Byron, IL

floor mat became stuck under gas pedal causing vehicle to accelerate.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP31X2PK. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 01, 1995. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford TEMPO 1993 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford TEMPO 1993 Equipment Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph.

Ford Escort 1999
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Lexington, SC

vehicle intermitently emits chemical odor similar to the odor of insect. first trip to dealer blamed on rubber floor mats next trip blamed on stickers and undercoat on pipes burning claimed would be gone by 1,500 miles odorgitation am going to have to park vehicle to regain he alth if no explaination found to stop chemical discharge

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3FAFP15P5XR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1999. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford ESCORT 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Windstar 1999
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Colton, CA

design of left rear door cup holder inadequate, a 2 1/2 year old child was able to take the cup holder out and put a drinking cup in the hole causing the cup to fall into the door (wall). *yc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMZA5108XB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 09, 1999. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford WINDSTAR 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford WINDSTAR 1999 Equipment Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Contour 9999
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 07, 1999
Location:
Chesapeake, VA

recall repair work completed (99v-103) however dealership installed the wrong part and failure of other components due to faulty repair. mjs

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Tempo 1993
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Houghton L, MI

manufacturer sent the recall notice to the wrong person, consumer was denied recall repair work due to deadline of repair (97v-019). mjs

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 01, 1999
Location:
Agana, GU

consumer denied recall repair due to lack of parts (april 99). mjs (98v-323).

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Aerostar 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 26, 1999
Location:
Martinez, CA

consumer was not notified of recalls (97v-204) and (99v-029), however experienced signs of malfunction. mjs

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDA41X3PZ. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 1999
Location:
North Attleboro, MA

both running boards on the driver and passenger side have a serious rust problem. both sides are rusting through in the exact same way, in the same area. this area is on top mainly near the plastic tread. in the past 4 months i have seen nearly 12 other explorers with the identical problem. this is on the identical model, the identical part. in some cases, the problem on the others is more advanced and severe. i have told local ford dealer as well as ford customer service, there response is not covered outside 3yr./36 month warranty. mainly contacting you to see if this simular problem has been reported by others.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU24X1VU. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford E-150 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 20, 2000
Location:
Oceanside, CA

the television in the vehicle gets no reception. nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FDRE14W2YH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 26, 2000. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1999
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Hawthorne, CA

summary did not explain the defects in these components.

Vehicle was purchased on Aug 17, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford EXPLORER 1999 Drive type:FWD. Ford EXPLORER 1999 Equipment Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Expedition 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 01, 2000
Location:
Washington, DC

customer states pedal button on left of steering wheel is installed backward, dealer removed and reinstalled correctly. *tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMRU1665YL. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPEDITION 2000 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPEDITION 2000 Equipment Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Ranger 1999
Ford Motor Company
Location:
San Deigo, CA

requested to have governor (speed limiter) removed from vehicle, ford dealership will not remove. *ak consumer wants governor (speed limiter) removed because it allows the speedometer to exceed at a speed of only 90 mph, dealer declined removal stating that the speed limiter is a safety feature. *tt

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTYR14X3XP. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford RANGER 1999 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford RANGER 1999 Equipment Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Focus 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 25, 2001
Location:
Apopka, FL

there is a very bad squeaking noise when braking, and when consumer lets off the brake there is a grinding noise. driver states more than twice brake pedal was applied, and pedal went to the floor. ford has been contacted.*ak.also consumer was complaining of the transmission slipping, the cigarette lighter was not working, cup holder bubbling, serpentine belt was replaced due to a squeal coming from under the hood, gas light was coming on when the tank was full of gas, door ajar light was coming on, starter and battery were replaced, driver sider mirror knob fell off, rpm runs high, headlamp molding was replaced, sunvisor was broke, rear child seat latch cover was broke, air conditioner and heater were replaced, passenger door trim, driver seat metal bar, rewind button for am/fm cassette was inoperative, carpet loose, pillar trim was coming off, ticking noise was coming from the front of vehicle, the egr valve ws replaced, rear tail light was out, the bulb was replaced, deck lid wire harness, a new fuel tank was installed due to the engine light illuminating, the front and rear brakes have been replaced due to warpage, also the speedometer stopped working.*jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP33PXYW. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 2002. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford FOCUS 2000 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford FOCUS 2000 Equipment Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Expedition 2001
Ford Motor Company
Location:
College Station, TX

consumer states that there is a pedal control button on the dashboard right where the left knee comes into contact with the dashboard. as a result, inadvertent pressure from the knee can cause unintentional acceleration or deceleration depending on how the button is pushed. consumer recommends that these pedal adjustment switch be relocated to another spot on the dash where the left knee cannot inadvertently affect the control. *yd

Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Ford Expedition 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 02, 1999
Location:
San Francisco, CA

consumer stated there was a noise coming from the left front of vehicle, dealer installed dust cap and mud flaps, however the dust cap and mud flaps became loose.*jb *yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMPU18L7ML. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 28, 1998. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 2002
Ford Motor Company
Location:
San Diego, CA

consumer is concerned with the control switch that adjusts the position of the pedals. the control switch is mounted on the lower left side of the dashboard. it protrudes slightly from the surface. during certain driving momments, the drivers left knee can come into contact with the rocker switch initiating unintended foot pedal movement, allowing the vehicle to go into an unintended deceleration or acceleration. *jg

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRX17W92N. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Probe 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 21, 2002
Location:
Wesley Chapel, FL

consumer states that while driving their is a loud clicking noise. had vehicle serviced. the cv joints had broken, got part replaced. problem reoccured twices since then. dealer contacted. ts

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):PLEASE FILL. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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