Government Warns Ford Owners About Recalled Vehicles

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is warning the owners of about 4.6 million recalled Ford vehicles to immediately bring their cars
and trucks into dealerships to disconnect faulty cruise control switch systems that have been linked to engine fires.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued the consumer advisory to the owners of certain Ford, Lincoln and Mercury sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, vans and passenger cars.
About 9.6 million Ford Motor Co. vehicles have been recalled and
about 5 million have been fixed. NHTSA said they have received about 60 complaints of engine fires in the Ford vehicles since August 2007.
A Ford spokesman says they support the action to eliminate the risk of fire.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Wow Location: RIchmond on Feb 29, 2008 at 09:52 PM
    1st they sell tires that explode, now the engine does instead. Amazing they where the 1st to modernise vehicle production and affordability. Yet now almost any asian brand (american made) can beat them on everything but looks. Especially gas mileage!
  • by b Location: johnson co. on Feb 29, 2008 at 07:39 AM
    LMAO Jeb. My uncle bought a Escort when they first came out. I reckon he never had nothing but trouble out of it. The last time it died on him at a light, his words were "When a better cars built....Ford'll build it!!"
  • by Jeb Location: Ky on Feb 29, 2008 at 04:46 AM
    I remember when I was a teenager, we liked to barbeque a lot and dad finally went all in and bought a brand new family barbeque - it was a Ford Pinto....LOL!
  • by Tyler Location: Richmond on Feb 28, 2008 at 07:41 PM
    what kind of Ford vehicles are we talking about here. year, make, model, etc...
  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Feb 28, 2008 at 11:05 AM
    Burn, baby, burn...Ford inferno...burn, baby, burn...
  • by Thomas Location: Lexington on Feb 28, 2008 at 09:14 AM
    Found On the Road Dead Fix everything Or Repair Daily "FORD - where quality is job one"...yeahhh right!

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