Ford Suspension Front Macpherson Strut


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Ford Taurus 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 26, 1994
Location:
Potomac, MD

strut plates installed to correct a grinding noise coming from front suspension. *skd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP50U4MA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 11, 1994
Location:
Freehold, NJ

noisy front end, replaced struts. 8ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP524XPA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Mustang 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 03, 1994
Location:
Simi Valle, CA

front struts broke.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP404X5F. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Windstar 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 01, 1995
Location:
Valencia, CA

front strut failed. *skd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA5141SB. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Windstar 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 01, 1994
Location:
Havre, MT

struts too short for vehicle, causing noise. *dsh

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA5144SB. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1989
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 17, 1994
Location:
Rensselaer, NY

front struts failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FABP52U3KA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 10, 1995
Location:
Opelika, AL

front brake rotors have warped from being hot. have been turned once and replaced once.*ak (owned by auburn university, fisheries dept. auburn university, al 36849) consumer states he noticed the brakes would pump when making a stop, mechanic advised consumer that the metal alloy in the rotor might be the cause, the rotors were turned but problem came right back, and the next time they were replaced, also vehicle shimmers in the front end when consumer hits a small bump in the road, the entire fornt would vibrate violently, dealer replaced the front shocks which helped for awhile, later the steering box was replaced and that seemed to have helped the problem.*jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEF15H9SN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 1995. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Escort 1988
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1996
Location:
Highland, CA

struts replaced.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP2896JW. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford ESCORT 1988 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford ESCORT 1988 Suspension Front Macpherson Strut Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Windstar 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 18, 1995
Location:
Rochester, IL

loud noise in right front when turning, due to upper strut bushing.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA5148SB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 21, 1994. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford WINDSTAR 1995 Drive type:FWD.

Ford Taurus 1993
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Roanoke, VA

left front mcpherson strut fractured, also replaced front brake rotors/calipers. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP5343PA. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1991
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Asheville, NC

the front strut was repaired and the cv joints were replaced on two occasions . please describe . *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP50U2MA. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1993
Ford Motor Company
Location:
West Field, NJ

when driving and making a turn there was a noise in the car, took to dealer and he said it was the strut bearings, car has 27,000 mile *ak *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):21FACP57U6P. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford TAURUS 1993 Suspension Front Macpherson Strut Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Taurus 1992
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 22, 1996
Location:
Milton, MA

struts failed.

0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP52U5NA. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1994. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TAURUS 1992 Drive type:FWD. Ford TAURUS 1992 Suspension Front Macpherson Strut Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 07, 1997
Location:
Gibsonville, NC

struts broke off from axle, causing loss of tire and loss of control.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W1VN. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 12, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel type: gas. Ford F-150 1997 Suspension Front Macpherson Strut Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Ford Windstar 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 15, 1997
Location:
Maple Grove, MN

driving 30mph, went over pothole which caused strut to be pushed upwards & was crushed. vehicle can be driven, but not for long. took to ford & could not find problem. took to 2 different mechanics & informed by both of crushed strut. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA51UTBC. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Ford Taurus 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 29, 1997
Location:
Fresno, CA

steering felt clunky during normal turning. per a service bulletin, spacers were required to be installed on top of the strut bearing.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP52U3PG. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 05, 1993. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TAURUS 1993 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Taurus 1987
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 1996
Location:
Milwaukee, WI

rear struts failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FABP52U5HG. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 18, 1993. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1992
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Warminster, PA

struts failed.

0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP5OU8NA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 12, 1992. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford TAURUS 1992 Suspension Front Macpherson Strut Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Contour 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 09, 1997
Location:
Albuquerque, NM

while stopping at an intersection, turned steering wheel to the right as to enter street, right front lurched into air and slammed back into pavement due to fron twheel comin g off. towed to repair shop wher eit was discovered that front strut broke. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3FALP67LOSM. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 2 mph.

Ford Windstar 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 10, 1998
Location:
Sand Hook, CT

had the sub-frame insulator replaced twice. had new abs brakes put on vehicle. the rotors were cut twice. the subframe bushing thread loader was worn down. tie rods replaced twice, and the struts were replaced twice also. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA514TBA. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph.


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