Ford Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint


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Ford Contour 1996
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Jacksonville, NC

purchase car new was driving and lower ball joint came loose . tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP67L9TK. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Crown Victoria 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 30, 1995
Location:
New Hide Par, NY

the wheels lower ball joints wear out and fail. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FACP74W1NX. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford E-150 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 03, 1995
Location:
Richmond Heights, OH

driver feels pulsation from front end while braking, due to front brake rotors/pads, rear brake shoes, and front suspension upper/lower ball joints failure.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FDEE14N0RH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1994. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford E-150 1994 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford E-150 1994 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Crown Victoria 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 22, 1996
Location:
Parsons, KS

lower ball joint seized up due to lack of grease due to not being designed to be greased.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1994 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1994 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford E-150 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 03, 1993
Location:
North Brookfield, MA

lower ball joints failed 4 times.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEE14Y3NH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 04, 1992. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford E-150 1992 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Ford E-150 1992 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford E-150 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 23, 1996
Location:
North Brookfield, MA

upper ball joints failed four times.

0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEE14Y3NH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 04, 1992. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford E-150 1992 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Ford E-150 1992 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Mustang 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 28, 1997
Location:
San Capistrano, CA

suspension lower control arm: driving approximately 10-12mph when the lower control arm and ball joint became loose, causing the left front wheel to fall off, and the vehicle dropping to the ground. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP45X3VF. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 29, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford MUSTANG 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 12 mph.

Ford Crown Victoria 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 22, 1997
Location:
Deer Park, TX

inadequate lubrication caused the right lower ball joint to separate, resulting in an accident.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FALP71W0TX. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 20, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Ford Aerostar 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 04, 1997
Location:
Seattle, WA

air conditioning compressor malfunctioned. in addition, noisy abs brakes/defective front/rear cv joints/premature wear of front brake pads and rotors/electric door locks malfunctioned/lower ball joint noise/ radiator hose failure and premature distributor/cap/rotor wear. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDA31U3NZ. Vehicle was purchased on July 23, 1993. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford AEROSTAR 1992 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Windstar 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 03, 1997
Location:
Kirksville, MO

lower ball joint failed, causing right front wheel to come off.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA5140TB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle Speed: 3 mph.

Ford E-250 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 1995
Location:
Boylston, MA

lower ball joint failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTHE24H6NH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 30, 1992. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford E-250 1992 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas. Ford E-250 1992 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Taurus 1987
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Rogers, AR

bolts wore through the lower ball joints, causing assembly to fall off, jamming back into fender and door breaking rim and tire.

0 person(s) died.Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1997. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TAURUS 1987 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Ford TAURUS 1987 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Explorer 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1998
Location:
Brookline, MA

upper and lower ball joints failed.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34XXPU. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1993. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford EXPLORER 1993 Drive type:4WD. Ford EXPLORER 1993 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Crown Victoria 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 21, 1998
Location:
Rockingham, NC

the defective lower ball joints broke off, causing loss of vehicle control. also, a second vehicle, a new vehicle 1996 ford crown victoria vin# [xxx],had a similar problem which occurred june 23, 1998 with 60 miles, with lower ball joints broke, causing loss of vehicle control. *ak information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act (foia), 5 u.s.c. 552(b)(6). *tr

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FALP71W7VX. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Drive type:RWD.

Ford Crown Victoria 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 12, 1998
Location:
Sedona, AZ

sedona police department having problems with the lower passenger side control arm came off the vehicle when travling at 10 mph, puncturing the front tire, resulting in the tire blowing off the vehicle. consumer has contacted the dealer, dealer replaced parts. please provide any further details. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FALP71W5VX. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Crown Victoria 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 19, 1998
Location:
East Helena, MT

chief of police is responding to police internet recall concerning vehicle recall for front control arm/ lower ball joint . *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FALP71W2TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Fuel type: gas. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Crown Victoria 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 01, 1998
Location:
Amherst, NY

lower control arm/ball joints failed, causing front end to feel loose. (qcaw)

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FALP71WOTX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Crown Victoria 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 01, 1998
Location:
Amherst, NY

lower control arm/ball joints failed causing vehicle to feel loose in the front end. (qcaw)

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FALP71W9TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Crown Victoria 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 07, 1998
Location:
Plainville, MA

lower ball joints failed.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FALP71W3TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 01, 1996. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Crown Victoria 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 28, 1998
Location:
Hanahan, SC

lower control arm and ball joint bushings have failed. the dealer will be notified. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FALP71W7SX. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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