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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
18V141000
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
Component(s):
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • IGNITION
  • POWER TRAIN
    • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN
    • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
      • GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

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."

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter assembly, free of charge. The recall began May 11, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18C02.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Other Vehicles Affected By This Recall

Other Recalls For The 2018 Ford Taurus

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