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Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 18V141000
Mfg's Report Date: FEB 28, 2018
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2100


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.

Remedy:
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.

Dates of Manufacture:
JUL 30, 2017 to FEB 12, 2018

Manufacturer Recall Number:
18C02

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