2018 Ford Taurus Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    18V141000
    Recall Date
    03/01/2018
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ford Taurus vehicles equipped with mechanical key ignition systems. The keys for these vehicles may be able to be removed from the ignition when transmission is not in the PARK position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection."

    Consequence

    If the key is removed from the ignition while the vehicle is not in the PARK position and the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter assembly, free of charge. Ford issued interim notifications to owners on March 23, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18C02.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.

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