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RECALL ALERT: Ford is Issuing A Recall for the 2005 – 2011Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car

Ford is issuing safety recalls in North America. For each of the affected models below; In one instance, there is one accident attributed to a condition. No injuries are associated in any of these circumstances.

This post contains information for Ford November 4, 2014, recalled that includes 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, Lincoln Town Car


RECALLED ISSUED BY  Ford Motor Company
RECALLED DATE  November 4, 2014
RECALL AFFECTED MODELS Certain 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria Vehicles built at St. Thomas Assembly, March 23, 2004, to Aug. 30, 2011;
Certain 2005-2011 Mercury Grand Marquis  Vehicles built at St. Thomas Assembly, March 23, 2004, to Aug. 30, 2011;
Certain 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria  Vehicles built at Wixom Assembly, March 8, 2004, to June 5, 2007
Certain 2008-2011 Lincoln Town Car Vehicles built at St. Thomas Assembly, Aug. 28, 2007, to Aug. 30, 2011.
NUMBER OF AFFECTED MODELS 92
REASON FOR RECALL Because they may have been improperly repaired during a previous safety recall for an issue with the lower intermediate steering shaft. This improper repair could potentially result in a loss of steering.
WHAT TO KNOW
  1. Ford is aware of one accident and no injuries attributed to this condition.
  2. Dealers will inspect and replace the upper intermediate steering shaft if necessary.
  3. Dealers will also inspect the steering column lower bearing and install a bearing retainer kit if necessary.Ford is aware of 36,888 vehicles in the United States and federalized territories, and 1,757 in Canada.

RECALL SUMMARIZED 


Ford issues safety recall for certain 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car vehicles in North America for potentially improper repair in previous recall

Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 38,600 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car vehicles in North America (actual 38,645) because they may have been improperly repaired during a previous safety recall for an issue with the lower intermediate steering shaft. This improper repair could potentially result in a loss of steering.

Ford is aware of one accident and no injuries attributed to this condition.

The vehicles being recall include:

  • Certain 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria vehicles built at St. Thomas Assembly from March 23, 2004, to Aug. 30, 2011.
  • Certain 2005-2011 Mercury Grand Marquis built at St. Thomas Assembly from March 23, 2004, to Aug. 30, 2011.
  • Certain 2005-2007 Lincoln Town Car vehicles built at Wixom Assembly, March 8, 2004, to June 5, 2007.
  • Certain 2008-2011 Lincoln Town Car vehicles built at St. Thomas Assembly, Aug. 28, 2007, to Aug. 30, 2011.

Ford is aware of 36,888 vehicles in the United States and federalized territories, and 1,757 in Canada.

Dealers will inspect and replace the upper intermediate steering shaft if necessary. They will also inspect the steering column lower bearing and install a bearing retainer kit if necessary.


2008 Lincoln Town Car

– Photo Credit: Lincoln Motor Company 

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