Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
GOOD
Rear Crash Protection Results
GOOD
Rollover Rating Test Results
GOOD
Side Impact Test Results
GOOD

Overall Rating
Not Rated
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Not Rated
Overall Side Crash Rating
Not Rated
Overall Side Barrier Rating
Not Rated
US NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 12V243000
Mfg's Report Date: MAY 29, 2012
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 128


Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 LINCOLN MKT AND TOWN CAR VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 6, 2012, THROUGH APRIL 3, 2012, EQUIPPED WITH THE LIMOUSINE OR HEARSE PREPARATION PACKAGE. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN TRANSPORTED WITH REAR BRAKE ROTOR BOLTS THAT ARE NOT FULLY SEATED ALLOWING THE HEAD TO PROTRUDE ABOVE THE WHEEL MOUNTING SURFACE.

Consequence:
THE RAISED BOLT HEAD COULD LEAD TO TORQUE LOSS IN THE WHEEL JOINT, POTENTIALLY LEADING TO WHEEL SEPARATION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
ALL THE AFFECTED VEHICLES HAVE BEEN QUARANTINED AT THE COACH BUILDER'S FACILITIES AND WILL BE REPAIRED BEFORE DELIVERY TO OWNERS. NOTICES WERE MAILED TO THE COACH BUILDERS ON MAY 24, 2012. FOR MORE INFORMATION, OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

Notes:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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