Feds Warn Ford Owners About Recalled Vehicles

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government wants owners of about 5 million recalled Ford vehicles to bring their cars and trucks to dealerships to repair a cruise control switch system that has been tied to engine fires.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a consumer advisory Tuesday to owners of certain unrepaired Ford, Lincoln and Mercury sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, vans and passenger cars who have not responded to previous recalls.

The government said about 12 million vehicles have been part of the recall and nearly 5 million still have not been fixed. A similar warning was issued in February but officials said the rate of the vehicles being repaired have declined.

A Ford spokesman says the company supports the government's efforts.


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  • by Anonymous on Sep 11, 2008 at 03:53 PM
    I have a Ford, i wish it was something else!
  • by Me, Location: Knott Co. on Sep 9, 2008 at 08:14 PM
    Ford is a very good vehicles, My dad worked at Ford Motor Co. for 27 years. He has nothing but a ford. So you all can make smart remarks all you want but there is some people out there why will only buy FORDS.. Thanks
  • by susie Location: ky on Sep 9, 2008 at 03:04 PM
    First On Race Day
  • by Anonymous on Sep 9, 2008 at 01:01 PM
    FORD--- Fix Or Repair Daily
  • by jim on Sep 9, 2008 at 10:07 AM
    Ford----Found on the road dead.

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