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FORD CONTOUR PROBLEMS | SAFETY RECALLS & DEFECTS

Access the National Highway Traffic Safety database of FORD CONTOUR recalls and defective parts found on FORD CONTOUR automobiles. The National Highway Traffic Safety administration is authorized to order the FORD CONTOUR manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles or parts of motor vehicle equipment when its investigation indicates that they contain serious safety defects in their design, structure, body, or performance.

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    1998 FORD CONTOUR SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS Recall
    1998 FORD CONTOURSUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
    Units affected: 108000
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Report Date: 2001-08-08
    Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT AT THE KANSAS CITY ASSEMBLY PLANT AND ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS MAY FRACTURE AS A RESULT OF CORROSION IN HIGH CORROSION ENVIRONMENTS. DEPENDING ON THE LOCATION OF THE FRACTURE, A BROKEN SPRING COULD MOVE PAST THE SPRING SEAT AND CONTACT A FRONT TIRE.Read More!
    1996-1998 FORD CONTOUR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Recall
    1996-1998 FORD CONTOURELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    Units affected: 342962
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Report Date: 2001-07-09
    Summary: ON CERTAIN MY 1996-1998 PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT AT THE KANSAS CITY, CUAUTITLAN ASSEMBLY PLANTS OR ON MY 1999 PASSENGER VEHCLES BUILT AT THE AUTOMOTIVE ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY PLANTS, THE ROUGH SURFACE OF THE HEATER BLOWER RESISTOR'S STAINLESS STEEL BLADES CAN DAMAGE THE COPPER SURFACE OF THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR. THE DAMAGE COULD, OVER TIME, CAUSE INCREASED RESISTANCE IN THE CONNECTOR AND, DUE TO SUBSEQUENT TERMINAL RELAXATION, RESULT IN AN OPEN CIRCUIT CONDITION.Read More!
    2000 FORD CONTOUR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM Recall
    2000 FORD CONTOURSERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM
    Units affected: 80
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Report Date: 2001-02-14
    Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT WITH AN INCORRECT POWER BRAKE BOOSTER AND MASTER CYLINDER ASSEMBLY.Read More!
    2000 FORD CONTOUR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER Recall
    2000 FORD CONTOURSERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
    Units affected: 80
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Report Date: 2001-02-14
    Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT WITH AN INCORRECT POWER BRAKE BOOSTER AND MASTER CYLINDER ASSEMBLY.Read More!
    1995-1996 FORD CONTOUR ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING Recall
    1995-1996 FORD CONTOURENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    Units affected: 262559
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Report Date: 2000-11-06
    Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1995 PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 2.0L AND 2.5L ENGINES, AND 1996 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINES. TIGHTENING OF THE ENGINE COOLING FAN MOTOR BEARINGS, UP TO AND INCLUDING MOTOR STALL, CAN RESULT IN INCREASED MOTOR TORQUE AND HIGHER THAN NORMAL MOTOR CURRENT AND ACCOMPANYING HIGH MOTOR TEMPERATURES.Read More!
    1998-2000 FORD CONTOUR FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY Recall
    1998-2000 FORD CONTOURFUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
    Units affected: 3750
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Report Date: 2000-10-30
    Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BI-FUEL VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE GROMMET THAT COULD HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING THE INSTALLATION OF THE BI-FUEL SYSTEM. IF THE GROMMET IS DAMAGED, FUEL COULD LEAK. FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE. DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE GROMMET.Read More!
    2000 FORD CONTOUR SEAT BELTS Recall
    2000 FORD CONTOURSEAT BELTS
    Units affected: 144435
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Report Date: 2000-08-18
    Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES, LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH TRW SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES. THE BUCKLE BASE OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES WERE NOT PROPERLY HEAT TREATED AND THEREFORE DO NOT PASS THE LOAD BEARING REQUIREMENT OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."Read More!
    1996-2000 FORD CONTOUR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS Recall
    1996-2000 FORD CONTOURSERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
    Units affected: 436200
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Report Date: 2000-03-09
    Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES NOT EQUIPPED WITH THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS). A PRESSURE CONSCIOUS REDUCING VALVE (PCRV) IN THE REAR BRAKES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CORROSION AND RESULT IN MALFUNCTION, WHEN OPERATED IN AREAS THAT USE SALT COMPOUNDS ON THE ROADWAY FOR DE-ICING OR DUST CONTROL.Read More!
    2000 FORD CONTOUR EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS Recall
    2000 FORD CONTOUREQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
    Units affected: 1381
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Report Date: 1999-12-29
    Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AN INCORRECT LABEL WAS INSTALLED ON THE DRIVER SIDE REAR DOOR. THIS LABEL CONTAINS INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE ACTIVATION OF THE CHILDPROOF SAFETY LOCKS.Read More!
    1996 FORD CONTOUR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP Recall
    1996 FORD CONTOURFUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
    Units affected: 22324
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Report Date: 1999-09-13
    Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FUEL FILLER PIPE VENT HOSE MAY HAVE LESS THAN THE INTENDED LEVEL OF OZONE RESISTANCE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN THE HOSE BECOMING BRITTLE AND CRACKING.Read More!

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