Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2009 FORD NAVIGATOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V232000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 09C09

Make: FORD

Model: NAVIGATOR

Year: 2009

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20090522

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20090605

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1357

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090701

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090624

Date Added To File: 20090624

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING 1,357 MY 2009 EXPEDITION AND NAVIGATOR VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THE BRAKE STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY BE IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED. THIS MAY RESULT IN A DELAY IN BRAKE STOPLAMP ILLUMINATION WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED. IN SITUATIONS OF VERY MILD BRAKE APPLICATION, THE BRAKE STOPLAMPS MAY NOT ILLUMINATE.

Consequence Summary:
DELAY OR LOSS OF BRAKE STOPLAMP FUNCTION MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL ADJUST THE BRAKE STOPLAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 6, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332 OR WWW.OWNERCONNECTION.COM.