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Recall data for: 2005 MERCURY MONTEREY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V006000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 11S25

Make: MERCURY

Model: MONTEREY

Year: 2005

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 205896

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120629

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20120109

Date Added To File: 20120109

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004 AND 2005 FORD FREESTAR AND MERCURY MONTEREY VEHICLES. THE TORQUE CONVERTER OUTPUT SHAFT MAY FAIL.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION RESULTS IN A SUDDEN LOSS OF MOTIVE POWER WITH NO WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TORQUE CONVERTER FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 9, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.