Ford Latches/locks/linkages Tailgate Latch


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Ford Ranger 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 25, 1995
Location:
Rochester, NY

tailgate latch failed. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTCR14U7NT. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1991
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Apopka, FL

the automatic climate control o-rings are defective, and don't allow the defroster to be used, and the rear door lock is stuck open. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP5349MG. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Bronco Ii 1985
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 03, 1992
Location:
Wayne, PA

tailgate lock sticks.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMBU1453FU. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Ranger 1991
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Orland, FL

chrysler minivan rear latch report released after 1:00 pm. latch failed. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 16, 1995
Location:
Miami, FL

liftgate latch failed, causing gate to close abruptly and knocked driver unconscious/injury. (attorney for client) *skd

1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1990
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 1995
Location:
Trenton, MI

rear lift gate is cracked and loose. please give more details. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP5746LG. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 01, 1995
Location:
Phoenix, AZ

liftgate broke prior to recall notice.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X5NU. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1989
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 15, 1997
Location:
Middletown, NY

the bolt in the car body that the tailgate latch locks onto had shifted position due to a 11/2 inch tear in the body sheet metal that the bolt was attached to. *ak

Vehicle was purchased on Feb 10, 1993. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TAURUS 1989 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A.

Ford Explorer 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 19, 1997
Location:
Long Beach, CA

rear liftgate bracket failure. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU43X1RU. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 15, 1994. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1994 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A.

Ford Windstar 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 01, 1996
Location:
Mokena, IL

tailgate would not open.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA5142AS. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 16, 1994. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Windstar 1995
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Scarborough,ontario, CD

tailgate lock failed, replacement failed also. mjs

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA5147SB. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 21, 1995. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 26, 1999
Location:
Lafayette, NY

the tailgate lift arm fell off. the owner has contacted the dealer and manufacturer. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMU34XXRUA. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 04, 1999
Location:
Burbank, CA

rear door's left hydraulic support -- spot weld failed at truck body -- door collapsed on wife's head before slamming down on hydraulic support which jammed between door and truck body, bending left side of door. wife sustained injuries to head and neck.

1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X3RU. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 01, 1999
Location:
Groves, TX

wheel cylinders leaked on rear,brake pedal vibrates,tailgate clips broken so you cannot open

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):IFTDI72IVKC. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Thunderbird 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Leesburg, VA

tailgate door latch got stuck in the open position, making it impossible for the door to shut.also, once it was shut, door latch became stuck again. dealer has been contacted. *ak

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

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 22, 1999
Location:
Hot Springs, AR

tailgate fell off when it was being opened. tailgate fell on the driver's foot. went for emergency treatment. no broken bones. *ak

1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX176XVN. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford Explorer 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 01, 1999
Location:
Burbank, CA

rear liftgate broke. occupant cannnot open door from the inside or from outside. please provide further information. *ak

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

Ford Windstar 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 01, 1999
Location:
Pocono Lake, PA

driver's and passenger doors/tailgate and the sliding door are defective due to a pin in the handle to breaking or falling apart, causing the doors to get stuck and they won't open or close. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA5149TB. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford WINDSTAR 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford WINDSTAR 1996 Latches/locks/linkages Tailgate Latch Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Windstar 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 01, 1996
Location:
Dayton, NJ

rear shocks failed at 3000 mi. a/c compressor relay failed summer of 1996 (hasn't work reliably since). tailgate lock motor failed, pass window motor faled, sliding door elec contacts replaced, head gaskets failed 3 times in 80000 mi. and many other problems that the dealers have fixed under warranty or service bulletins. how much will it take for ford to take responsibility for the 1995 lemon windstar !!!

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA514XSB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford WINDSTAR 1995 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Aerostar 1988
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Salem, OR

rear liftgate latch broke due to faulty design, causing it to open accidently. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1SMCA1141JZ. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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