2017-2018 Ford Taurus Recall

2017 Ford Taurus

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V141000

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Components: POWER TRAIN, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,100

Summary

Ford is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ford Taurus vehicles equipped with mechanical key ignition systems. The keys for these vehicles may be able to be removed from the ignition when transmission is not in the PARK position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, “Theft Protection.”

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 19, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18C02.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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2 Comments
  1. Merilee Spence 9 months ago

    fyi….when i checked the http://www.safercar.gov. site on 3/17/18, the 2017-2018 recall wasn’t yet listed for the taurus as a make/model, so i’m not sure checking VIN #s is a worthwhile exercise…at least not yet.

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