Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD TAURUS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V288000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: TAURUS

Year: 1999

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980803

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980917

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1800

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19981125

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19981109

Date Added To File: 19981110

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUPPED WITH THE “CALIFORNIA” EMISSIONS PACKAGE. AN INCORRECT TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE WAS INSTALLED. THE LINE CONTACTS THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM MODULE SUPPORT BRACKET AND OVER TIME, CAN WEAR AND DEVELOP A LEAK.

Consequence Summary:
TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAKAGE ONTO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE APPROPRIATE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE.