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2017 FORD TAURUS Recall - Campaign #18V141000

 
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2017 FORD TAURUS RECALL - #18V141000

RECALL FOR POWER TRAIN : AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION : GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

Ford Motor Company (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."

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2017 FORD TAURUS
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Manufactured between 7/31/2017 - 2/13/2018
Recalled on 3/5/2018
Influenced by Ford Motor Company
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 2,100
Recalled for POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
 
Description Ford Motor Company (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."
Consequences If the key is removed from the ignition while the vehicle is not in the PARK position and the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter assembly, free of charge. Ford issued interim notifications to owners on March 23, 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.
See also 2017 FORD TAURUS Recall for STEERING

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