Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2008 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V166000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08C03

Make: LINCOLN

Model: NAVIGATOR

Year: 2008

Component:
TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20070510

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20080109

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 158

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080424

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20080411

Date Added To File: 20080414

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 138

Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING 158 MY 2008 EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN NAVIGATOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) AND THE LIMO BUILDERS PACKAGE FOR FAILING TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 138, Z”TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEMS.” THE TIRE PRESSURE WAS INCREASED FROM 35 PSI TO 40 PSI WITHOUT A COMMENSURATE UPDATE TO THE TPMS CALIBRATIONS.

Consequence Summary:
THE TPMS INDICATOR LIGHT WILL NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN A TIRE PRESSURE IS IS 25% BELOW THE 40 PSI VALUE STATED ON THE TIRE PLACARD LABEL OCCURS.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL RECONFIGURE THE TPMS THRESHOLDS TO THE APPROPRIATE PRESSURES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.