2005 Lincoln Town Car Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    14V704000
    Recall Date
    11/05/2014
    Component
    STEERING:RACK AND PINION:PINION SHAFT
    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria, 2005-2011 Mercury Grand Marquis vehicles manufactured March 23, 2004, to August 30, 2011, and 2005-2011 Lincoln Town Car vehicles manufactured March 8, 2004, to August 30, 2011, and on which the upper intermediate shaft was serviced during the course of safety recall 13V-385. The prior repairs may not have been correctly performed.

    Consequence

    Improper servicing of the upper intermediate shaft could cause the shaft to separate, which can then result in a loss of steering control, and increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Ford will notify the owners of vehicles whose repair records reflect that the upper intermediate steering shaft was repaired during the course of the prior recall 13V-385. Dealers will inspect and replace the upper immediate shaft if necessary free of charge. The recall began November 17, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S25.

  • Recall Number
    13V385000
    Recall Date
    08/29/2013
    Component
    STEERING
    Summary

    FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2011 FORD CROWN VICTORIA (INCLUDING CROWN VICTORIA POLICE INTERCEPTORS), MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS, AND LINCOLN TOWN CAR VEHICLES. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES ARE CURRENTLY REGISTERED OR WERE ORIGINALLY SOLD IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN. SEVERE CORROSION CAN SEIZE THE LOWER INTERMEDIATE SHAFT WHICH MAY CAUSE THE UPPER INTERMEDIATE SHAFT TO COLLAPSE AND THE STEERING COLUMN LOWER BEARING TO SEPARATE.

    Consequence

    IF THE LOWER BEARING SEPARATES, THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF STEERING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER INTERMEDIATE SHAFT, FREE OF CHARGE. THE UPPER INTERMEDIATE SHAFT AND STEERING COLUMN LOWER BEARING WILL BE INSPECTED TO IDENTIFY ANY DAMAGE THAT MAY HAVE OCCURRED AS A RESULT OF LOWER INTERMEDIATE SHAFT CORROSION, AND REPAIRED OR REPLACED AS NECESSARY. IF THE STEERING COLUMN LOWER BEARING HAS SEPARATED, A RETAINER CLIP WILL BE INSTALLED. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 21, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332. FORD'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13S08.

  • Recall Number
    05V518000
    Recall Date
    11/09/2005
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
    Summary

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BATTERY CABLE INCLUDES A FUSIBLE LINK THAT MAY CONTACT AND SUBSEQUENTLY CHAFE ON A #2 CROSS MEMBER ATTACHING BOLT.

    Consequence

    THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN HEAT DAMAGE AND COULD LEAD TO A FIRE.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUSIBLE LINK AND POSITION IT AWAY FROM THE CROSS MEMBER BOLT. IF THE FUSIBLE LINK HAS ALREADY CHAFED AND COPPER WIRES HAVE BEEN EXPOSED, THE FUSIBLE LINK WILL BE REPLACED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 18, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673, OR LINCOLN/MERCURY AT 1-800-521-4140.

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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