Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 FORD TAURUS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V172000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: TAURUS

Year: 1986

Component:
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19851101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 4500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19851226

Date Added To File: 19860109

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 114

Defect Summary:

Consequence Summary:
IF THE CAR IS LEFT UNATTENDED WITH THE KEY REMOVED AND THE IGNITION SWITCH NOT IN LOCK POSITION, THE CAR CAN BE EASILY STOLEN. STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT STOLEN CARS ARE FREQUENTLY INVOLVED IN ACCIDENTS.

Corrective Action:
IGNITION LOCK SWITCH CYLINDER WILL BE REPLACED.