Ford Exterior Lighting Headlights Concealment Devices


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Ford Taurus 1987
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Los Gatos, CA

the headlight lens on the vehicle is very cloudy which results in very low/little visibility. the older the vehicle the clouder the lens become. the dealer is aware of the problem. the cost to replace the headlight lens is excessive. the cost is between $400.00-$500.00. please provide any further details.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FABP57U9HA. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Thunderbird 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 16, 1999
Location:
Shirley, NY

causes complete headlight loss when used

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP6244PH. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 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. Vehicle Speed: 65 mph.

Ford Taurus 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 11, 1998
Location:
Montclair, CA

the headlights would blink on and off whenever they were being used. the headlight switch was burned out and replaced at owner's expense. vehicle not included in recall # 98v009000 ford/headlight circuit breaker.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP52U8RG. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Tempo 1989
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 20, 1999
Location:
Dexter, MO

consumer states the plastic cover around the headlights is corroded and it will not let light shine through and the consumer feels its very unsafe

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FAPP36X3KB. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TEMPO 1989 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Ford TEMPO 1989 Exterior Lighting Headlights Concealment Devices Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Crown Victoria 9999
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Mason City, IA

cover on right headlamp is fogged inside causing poor visibility. nlm

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 26, 2001
Location:
Texarkana, TX

halogen headlights cause other drivers to think high beams are being used, this caused driver to crash, when driver of another vehicle, being driven in opposite direction, became enraged and flashed their high beams just at the right moment, blinding driver's view, possible design flaw causing the other vehicle's drivers problems visually. cj

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Crown Victoria 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 20, 2002
Location:
Edicott, NY

consumer states that while driving down a winding road the vehicle headlights suddenly died. please provide any further information. *mr

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):NOT AVAILAB. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F150 1978
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 13, 2002
Location:
Renton, WA

consumer states that while driving at any speed and without warning the headlights will flicker causing a distraction to the consumer view during nighttime. dealer notified. ts *dt

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

Ford Expedition 2001
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 31, 2002
Location:
Bryan, TX

the knob to turn on and off the headlights breaks off under normal usage. there is no alternative way to control the headlights. they are stuck on or off. dt

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMRU15W51L. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPEDITION 2001 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford Thunderbird 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 14, 2003
Location:
Santa Clarita, CA

the head light cover was made of clear plastic which deteriorated and was not clear. *jb

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

Ford Crown Victoria 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 21, 2003
Location:
Hamilton, NJ

moisture was inside the headlight lenses. the vehicle was taken to the dealer during the warranty period for the same problem. the lenses were replaced, but the dealer could not determine how the moisture was getting into the lenses. *jb recently, the same problem developed. the consumer contacted the dealer and they refused service because the warranty has expired. scc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):9999. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1998 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas. Dealer's name: Haldeman Ford . Dealer's city: Hightstown . Dealer's state code: NJ.

Ford Crown Victoria 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 22, 2003
Location:
Westland, MI

the consumer stated the headlight lenses were discolored. *ak *jb

Mileage was 90000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FACP74WXPX. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1993 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1993 Exterior Lighting Headlights Concealment Devices Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Tempo 1989
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 22, 2003
Location:
Deltona, FL

head covers attachment on the headlights cause less visibility without prior warning. intermittently the light will appear to be normal. failure is undetermined at this time. *ak

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

Ford Thunderbird 1995
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Topeka, KS

the customized headlight lens deteriorated after a period of time and fogged up. when this occurred it reduced the light illumination and caused poor visibility.*ak *tt *jb

Mileage was 95000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP62W5SH. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 2003. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford THUNDERBIRD 1995 Exterior Lighting Headlights Concealment Devices Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Murdock . Dealer's city: Manhattan . Dealer's state code: KS.

Ford Mustang 1999
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Little Mountain, SC

the front head light lenses were made of plastic. the plastic lenses turned to a dark color which took away 50% of the light strength. provide further details. *jb

Mileage was 60000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP4040XF. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Mustang 1999
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Little Mountain, SC

the front head light lenses were made of plastic. the plastic lenses turned to a dark color which took away 50% of the light strength. provide further details. *jb

Mileage was 60000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP4040XF. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Crown Victoria 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 14, 2003
Location:
Etoile, TX

the headlight plastic cover turned yellow making it hard for the consumer to see. the lights had to be turned on high. *ak *scc *jb

Mileage was 100000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FALP72W8SX. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Contour 1996
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Nashua, NH

problems with 1996 ford contour front brakes, transmission, fuse box, heater blower motor, electrical and steering and suspension. *mr for the second time, the vehicle had problems with the brakes making a loud rubbing sound, the stabilizer bar was replaced and needs to be replaced again. the transmission was leaking, water was inside of the headlight seals, which made the lights very dim, the selector mode switch on the heater motor blower did not work properly, which made the heat not work at a 100%. the upper ball joints, rack and pinion and wheel bearing were all defective. *jb *nm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP6538TK. Vehicle was purchased on July 21, 1999. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dealer's name: Norman Ford Hyundai . Dealer's city: Salem . Dealer's state code: NH.

Ford Contour 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Flat Rock, NC

e-mail fm c. reynolds (nc) complaint owner of a 1997 ford contour unable to obtain replacement lens fm ford motor company. *mr *scc *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP6530VK. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Taurus 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 10, 2004
Location:
Kennewick, WA

the scratches on the front headlight lens were causing a distraction to the consumer's view. dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem. *ak

Mileage was 14000 miles. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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