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Ford Taurus 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 11, 1994
Location:
Troy, 00

noisy heater/blower fan due to defective motor.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP52U2PA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 04, 1995
Location:
Freehold, NJ

air/heater motor replaced due to chirping noise. *ak

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

Ford Bronco 1987
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 01, 1995
Location:
Garner, NC

heater fan failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMBU12798U. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1989
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Glendale, AZ

the heater motor burnt out and caught the car on fire. please describe. tt

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

Ford F150 1983
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Topeka, KS

leaves got into the front blower motor and caused a fire. please describe. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1567DK. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Ranger 1985
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 31, 1996
Location:
El Portal, CA

leaves fell into the heater/ac air intake grille, coming in contact with red hot resistor coils, causing the leaves to burst into fire. *dsh

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTCRY1S0FU. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1988
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1995
Location:
Hamersville, OH

vehicle was parked, electrical short under the heater motor/under the dash, saw smoke, vehicle caught on fire. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FABP58N4JG. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 07, 1992. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TAURUS 1988 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford TAURUS 1988 Visibility Defroster/defogger System Windshield Blower Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Explorer 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 1996
Location:
Seabrook, TX

leaves are being sucked into the outside air vent, then into a open register in the condenser where the leaves burn.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X4RU. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1994 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPLORER 1994 Visibility Defroster/defogger System Windshield Blower Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph.

Ford Explorer 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 02, 1997
Location:
Marrero, LA

the air conditioner/heating blower motor assembly failed, causing a fire that destroyed the vehicle.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Original Owner. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Ranger 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 01, 1996
Location:
San Diego, CA

heater fan failed.

0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTCR14X6TP. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 27, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford RANGER 1996 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford RANGER 1996 Visibility Defroster/defogger System Windshield Blower Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Windstar 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 27, 1996
Location:
Nashua, NH

transmission blew out, causing the vehicle to stall, almost resulting in an accident. dealer did a transaxle repair, problem is reoccurring. dealer cannot determine problem. also problems with the heater blower motor/ head gaskets/ intake manifold/ abs system, and rear wiper switch motor. *ak

Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford WINDSTAR 1995 Visibility Defroster/defogger System Windshield Blower Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Explorer 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 05, 1998
Location:
Seattle, WA

heater motor fan was blowing smoke into vehicle which was caused by an electrical short in motor. dealer notified, and they infomed vehicle was not under a recall.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X8MU. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 01, 1998
Location:
Paducah, KY

heater blower motor failed. yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF186VKA. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 02, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Contour 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 27, 1998
Location:
Elco, MN

when turning blower on any temperature it does not work. *ak

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

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

front and rear blower motor replaced.

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

Ford Taurus 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 18, 1998
Location:
West Grove, PA

heater fan blower motor has an intermittent noise at different speeds.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP54P9SA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 03, 1999
Location:
Riverfalls, WI

consumer parked vehicle at 9:00pm and plugged in heater block, using an extention cord due to low tempartures to keep oil warm over night. vehicle was used as a rental car at airport. consumer bought vehicle in november 1998 at dealership-roen ford-715-425-6122--660 n. main st. dealer said there was no known cause for fire, but will give consumer replacement vehicle. consumer plugged in engine block emersion heater approx. 9pm, 8am the next morning vehicle's front had completely melted, and the garage was smoke filled. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP52U9WG. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Expedition 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 01, 1998
Location:
Arroyo Grande, CA

defroster fan failed. mjs

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMRU17L0WL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPEDITION 1998 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPEDITION 1998 Visibility Defroster/defogger System Windshield Blower Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Taurus 1993
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Lawrence, KS

the heater blower motor replaced twice and it still ticks at low speed. *yc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP5344PA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 1993. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TAURUS 1993 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: diesel. Ford TAURUS 1993 Visibility Defroster/defogger System Windshield Blower Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford E-150 1998
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Shelbyville, MI

a piece of the blender to the motor for the heater has broken, so that the vehicle has complete heat or no heat, nothing in between. dealer says heater case needs replacement. *ak

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


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