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Ford Explorer 1992
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Manchester, NH

while driving highway speeds the sun roof was not opened and flew off the vehicle. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU24XONU. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 01, 1994
Location:
Pickerington, OH

while driving at highway speed sun roof latch failed, causing sun roof to fall off and landing in the lane behind. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X0MU. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 17, 1991. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1991 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph.

Ford Explorer 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 02, 1997
Location:
Kalamazoo, MI

when traveling on the freeway the complete sun roof unit separated. consumer has contacted the dealer. cause of the problem was a faulty latch. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X4MU. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 13, 1997
Location:
South Huntington, NY

sun roof flew off of vehicle, recall on same model year however consumers vehicle did not meet the recall qualifications.

0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X1NU. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1992. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPLORER 1992 Latches/locks/linkages Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Explorer 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 26, 1999
Location:
Albuquerque, NM

retainer screw holding sunroof shade which slides underneath the sunroof fell off, causing the sunroof shade to fall and hit driver's head, almost causing loss of control and a crash. ford refused to fix, so owner fixed himself. *ak *ml

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X1PU. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPLORER 1993 Latches/locks/linkages Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph.

Ford Explorer 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 08, 1999
Location:
E. Norriton, PA

while driving at approximately 50mph with the sun roof closed, sun roof latch blew out & fell behind vehicle onto roadway, without any warning. taking vehicle to dealer to check out. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDA34X3RU. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Contour 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 06, 1999
Location:
Oakland, CA

driver's side seat belt locked up, had to untwist belt to use it. also, rear window fell out, nothing had hit it/ignition key switch would rattle when inserting key & taking it out, and sun roof lock was not working. sunroof could not be opened or closed . taking vehicle to dealer to check problems. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP6538WK. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Windstar 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 12, 2003
Location:
Jeffersonville, IN

i have a 98 ford windstar family van vin# [xxx] i purchased the van in june of 2002 it is still under warranty and had a full inspection by the service dept according to the dealership when purchased, i was driving by myself on a sunday returning from visiting my elderly parents and as i was driving the interstate a huge noise scared me and i looked to the rear of the van and a window on the passenger side rear vent window was gone, the temp was very cold and no one was around it thank goodness, it could have at a different time cost a motorcycle rider or anyone it could of hit their life or serious injury, i took the van to the ford dealership i bought it from and explained what happened for them to report and also explained i should not have to pay for the repair, i had to pay for it and contacted the ford motor co three times and they do not seem to believe they should take care of this issue, it was a electric window latch that moves the window in and out as a vent that malfunctioned and broke, it is also the only thing that holds it in. i believe i could not have anticipated this to happen and it was clearly a defect and i should be reimbursed and some now that they have caused me so much aggravation. information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act (foia), 5 u.s.c. 552(b)(6). *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 62500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA5145WB. Vehicle was purchased on June 14, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Ford WINDSTAR 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford WINDSTAR 1998 Latches/locks/linkages Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph. Dealer's name: Carriage Ford . Dealer's telephone number: 812-282-4444 . Dealer's city: Clarksville . Dealer's state code: IN. Dealer's zipcode: 47131 .

Ford Explorer 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 15, 2002
Location:
Norwalk, CA

the drivers side door lock failed to unlock.*jb

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

Ford Focus 2000
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Athens, AL

the driver and passenger doors did not unlock from the outside. *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3FAFP3136YR. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1998
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Little Rock, AR

the brake sensors were faulty, the driver seat bolt had broken and fell while driving, the driver door lock was defective, and the brake warning lights system was inoperative. scc *jb

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPLORER 1998 Latches/locks/linkages Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Ford Explorer 1998
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Midlothian, VA

the consumer was unable to unlock the power door from the inside and had to crawl out of the window, it was determined that the solenoid failed in the driver door. *scc *nlm

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford EXPLORER 1998 Drive type:U.

Ford Focus 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 18, 2003
Location:
Buffalo, NY

stalling problem-check engine light-cracked cylinder head at 32655 miles also leaking transmission line, brake dust, broken trunk lock and malfunctioning keyless entry on driver door. *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 32655 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP34PXYW. Vehicle was purchased on June 05, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Ford FOCUS 2000 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford FOCUS 2000 Latches/locks/linkages Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Keller Chevrolet . Dealer's telephone number: 716-633-5000 . Dealer's city: Cheektowaga . Dealer's state code: NY. Dealer's zipcode: 14225 .

Ford Windstar 2002
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 01, 2002
Location:
Estill Springs, TN

locks on all four pinch and it hurts. after the first time you can deal with it. after the fifth and sixth time it hurts. also other people have gotten in the vehicle and have been pitched. other ford drivers say that they also have gotten pinched. everyone knows that coffee is hot. everyone knows that a hand in a door when the door is closing will hurt. it is not a known fact that a lock will pinch when you put your arm up to rest and accidentally lock the door with your arm or the automatic door lock kicks in. i just hope someone will fix this. i don't like this added feature to my van. i carry my kids and other kids in my car. please take a look at this. thanks. *jb *****dimsii ivoq entry posted after 12/12/02 cut-over to artemis****769330

5 person(s) were injured. Mileage was 95 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMZA52442B. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Ford WINDSTAR 2002 Drive type:FWD. Vehicle Speed: 3 mph.

Ford Focus 2000
Ford Motor Company
Location:
New London, CT

intermittent stalling. also, the brakes, power locks and windows failed. *ak *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP34P4YW. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 15, 1999. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Ford FOCUS 2000 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Dealer's name: Whaling City Ford . Dealer's city: New London . Dealer's state code: CT. Dealer's zipcode: 06320 .

Ford Expedition 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 18, 2003
Location:
Fallbrook, CA

while checking front suspension consumer observed that driver's side linkages broke. dealer notified, and informed consumer that vehicle was not covered under a recall. please provide further information.*ak

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

Ford E-250 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 12, 2003
Location:
Greenville,, SC

our 1994 15 passenger ford van right side van door has the standard lock knob which can be played with by occupant. if the knob is screwed off , the connecting locking mechanism will drop into the door behind the interior panel. when this happens, the door is locked and can not be unlock with key, knob or electric opener. the occupants only way out is over the front seat or over the rear seats and out the tail gate door. this has happened twice and the door panel has to be removed to unlock. very dangerous and is not child proof. *nlm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dealer's name: Fairway Ford .

Ford Explorer 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Taunton, MA

during a vehicle inspection several problems were found. the child safety lock on the passenger side rear door was broken and the driver side tail light doesn't work. please provide details.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMD434X3VU. Vehicle was purchased on July 11, 2003. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Focus 2001
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 25, 2003
Location:
Gardiner, ME

my ford focus 2001 se will suddenly lock all the doors and i can't get back in. i bought the car 3 weeks ago and was only given one key. now they want $78 for another key. i think if that is the only key that works, i should have 2. the doors will lock without me pushing the lock button. *nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP34P51W. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 06, 2003. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford FOCUS 2001 Latches/locks/linkages Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Augusta Ford . Dealer's city: Augusta . Dealer's state code: ME. Dealer's zipcode: 04330 .

Ford Explorer 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 10, 2003
Location:
Wooster, OH

took vehicle to have recall (03s04) performed for broken drivers seat bolts. (drivers seat is broken and leans way back ) . i also asked them to fix the defective drivers door lock. the electric lock stays down i can not open the door i have to crawl out passengers side or out the drivers window. as i have been overcharged for repairs in the past i said i wanted to know how much it would cost to fix the door. they estimated that it would cost me $68.00 just to have them tell me how much it would cost to fix the defective door lock. i hit the roof, as they have cheated me in the past. (this dealership previously tried to sell me a new clutch for f150 pickup, it turned out that ford had already created a $20 kit that fixed the clutch. ) service manager said they were not going to do the recall and told me to leave. i asked to speak with the dealership owner they told me that he was not in. i called the dealership10 minutes later and the owner was there. i highly suspect i was lied to . i told mike pallata the owner i wanted the recall performed. he told me that his dealership was not going to do the recall. my explorer is on the road with defective seat and a drivers door that will not open. ford has replaced two sets of defective tires and replaced a hood latch with all these defects why am i to think the door latch is not also a safety defect. i previously leased a 97 ford explorer the passengerrs seat broke on this one just like on the 98. they wanted me to pay to fix that seat at the end of the lease.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 50000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMZU35P4WZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dealer's name: Pallata Ford . Dealer's city: Wooster . Dealer's state code: OH.


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