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Recall data for: 2005 FORD CROWN VICTORIA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V206000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S32

Make: FORD

Model: CROWN VICTORIA

Year: 2005

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20020326

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20041214

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 132800

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050603

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20050509

Date Added To File: 20050509

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Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN POLICE INTERCEPTORS (CVPI) AND COMMERCIAL HEAVY DUTY (TAXI) VEHICLES, AT EXTREMELY HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES, THE SOUND INSULATING PANEL, LOCATED UNDER THE VEHICLE POSITIONED BETWEEN THE EXHAUST SYSTEM AND THE UNDERBODY, COULD SAG AND POSSIBLY CONTACT THE SURFACE OF THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER.

Consequence Summary:
IF THIS OCCURS, THE INSULATOR MIGHT EXPERIENCE CHARRING OF THE OUTER LAYER, BURNING ODOR, OR SMOKE WHICH MAY ULTIMATELY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE EXISTING DASH INSULATOR AND INSTALL A REVISED DESIGN INSULATOR PAD FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 3, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.