Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2000 FORD NAVIGATOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V396000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00L11

Make: FORD

Model: NAVIGATOR

Year: 2000

Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19990330

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000921

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 495000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20010306

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20001128

Date Added To File: 20001129

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 225

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 225, “CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS.” THE AFFECTED EXPEDITION/NAVIGATOR OWNER GUIDES DO NOT IDENTIFY THE LOCATIONS OF SEATING POSITIONS EQUIPPED WITH TETHER ANCHORAGES, AND DO NOT PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS FOR SECURING CHILD SEATS TO THESE TETHER ANCHORAGES. THE F150 SC OWNER GUIDES DO NOT PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR SECURING CHILD SEATS TO THE TETHER ANCHORAGES. THE TAURUS/SABLE OWNER GUIDES DO NOT IDENTIFY THE CENTER REAR SEATING POSITION AS HAVING LATCH COMPATIBLE LOWER ANCHORAGES.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE CHILD SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ATTACHED INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE CHILD.

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH OWNER GUIDE INSERTS REVISED TO PROVIDE THE REQUIRED INFORMATION, AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR AFFIXING THESE INSERTS TO THEIR OWNER GUIDES. CUSTOMERS WILL ALSO BE ADVISED THAT IF THEY PREFER, THEIR DEALER WILL AFFIX THE INSERTS TO THEIR OWNER GUIDES.