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

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 14V285000
Mfg's Report Date: MAY 28, 2014
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 183425


Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Taurus vehicles manufactured November 24, 2008, through February 28, 2014, originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. When used in areas that use road salt, the license plate lamp assembly may experience an electro-chemical reaction and corrosion as a result of water intrusion.

Consequence:
This corrosion may result in a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the license plate lamp assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 25, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S08. Note: Under program 14R01, Ford will notify owners in non-corrosion states, and, at the customer's request, dealers will replace the license plate lamp assembly.

Dates of Manufacture:
NOV 23, 2008 to FEB 27, 2014

Manufacturer Recall Number:
14S08

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