Ford Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights


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Ford Thunderbird 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 25, 1995
Location:
Jacksonville, FL

center high mounted stop light bulbs keep burning out and melts the bottom platic moulding. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP62W8RH. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 25, 1996
Location:
Alexandria, VA

high mounted brake lights inoperative due to defective wiring harness/melted plastic bulb housing.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP62T7PH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 23, 1993. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford THUNDERBIRD 1993 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford THUNDERBIRD 1993 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Ranger 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 01, 1996
Location:
Lake Alfre, FL

back up lights stay on.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTCR14X0ST. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 1995. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford RANGER 1995 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: MAN .

Ford Taurus 1996
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Santa Ana, CA

third stop light cracked.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP58SOTG. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 23, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TAURUS 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford TAURUS 1996 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Thunderbird 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 10, 1997
Location:
Fayetteville, NC

consumer experiencing problem with brake/tail lights housing and third brake lightoverheated/melted due to heats from bulb. dealer replaced plastic housing on three occasions, and problem still may occur. dealer informed consumer this would be the last time for replacement/repair without cost to consumer. manufacturer notified. in addition, on third occasion, the ground cable itself wa stested and found defective due t ahigh resistance in the cable. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP62W5SH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 25, 1994. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford THUNDERBIRD 1995 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford THUNDERBIRD 1995 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Auburn, ME

high-mount tail light burnt out. trunk light burnt out. seat belt retractors failed.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP5244PH. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Lexington, KY

the rear mounted brake light socket and socket and holder is melting, cause unknown. please give any further details. *ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 15, 1998
Location:
Lexington, KY

high mounted rear stop light is melting from heat of bulb. entire encasement has turned black. the bulb socket & attachment has melted down. entire rear stop light has to be replaced. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP624XPH. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 14, 1997
Location:
Benicia, CA

light bulb sockets in third brake light in rear window melt, dealer contacted and are aware of the problem, but cannot remedy. the sockets are plastic that melt with heat. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP62T8TH. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 06, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford THUNDERBIRD 1993 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford THUNDERBIRD 1993 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Escort 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 13, 1998
Location:
Sterling, VA

high mount brake light bulb melted the socket.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3FAPP1186HR. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 01, 1998
Location:
Sioux City, IA

glass on both high center stop lights melted and warped.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP5748RG. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 01, 1994. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TAURUS 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford TAURUS 1994 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Escort 1991
Ford Motor Company
Location:
El Paso, TX

rear window brake light shorted causing smoke.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP14J4MW. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford ESCORT 1991 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford ESCORT 1991 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 3 mph.

Ford Aerostar 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 23, 1999
Location:
Brooklyn, NY

when driving and trying to use the turning signal it doesn't work and the back up lamp isn't working either. also, heater malfunctioned, and the red brake light and the yellow anti- brake light stays on. consumer had just brought the vehicle back from repair shop for a recall service, and the consumer is having all of types of problems with vehicle. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCA11U7NZ. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Ford Escort 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 19, 1999
Location:
Madison, WI

their are three brake lights. from within the center light there was smoke coming out because brake light melted the plastic. also, dealer replaced both steering tie rods. *ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford ESCORT 1991 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford ESCORT 1991 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Contour 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 28, 1999
Location:
Channelview, TX

the lights stay on until the car begins to back up

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP67LXVK. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford CONTOUR 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 14, 1999
Location:
West Covina, CA

the bulbs in the high mounted stop light melted through the plastic which may have caused a fire. please provide further information. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP6249PH. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford THUNDERBIRD 1993 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford THUNDERBIRD 1993 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Evansville, IN

the high mounted stop lamp assembly has melted. delaer has been notified. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP624XPH. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Lariat 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 15, 1998
Location:
La Crescen, CA

back up light beeper failed. yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX17W0WK. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 06, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford LARIAT 1998 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford LARIAT 1998 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Ranger 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 02, 1999
Location:
Rye, NH

the dome light stays on at all times which makes it difficult to drive at night. also, sometimes the third brake light works and sometimes it will not. truck was taken to the dealership. dealer could not find a problem with the truck. owner was shown how to remove the fuse if the problem happened again. please provide any further information. *ak

Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 01, 1999
Location:
Oswego, IL

high mounted stop light bulbs fail due to excessive heat build-up in plastic housing which causes plastic bulb sockets to melt to bulbs. *mjs

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP62T1PH. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1994. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford THUNDERBIRD 1993 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford THUNDERBIRD 1993 Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights Transmission Type: AUTO.


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