Recalls

Find the latest 1997 Ford Taurus recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Consequence Unintended and unexpected vehicle movement can result in personal injury and property damage.
Dates of Manufacture August 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S50
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V166000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-999-1009.
Potential Number of Units Affected 40,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the park pawl abutment bracket.
Summary The park pawl abutment bracket has a sharp edge which can cause the parking pawl to hang up and not engage the park gear. This can allow the vehicle to move even though the gear shift indicator shows that the vehicle is in park.
Consequence Unintended and unexpected vehicle movement can result in personal injury and property damage.
Dates of Manufacture August 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S50
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V166000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-999-1009.
Potential Number of Units Affected 40,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the park pawl abutment bracket.
Summary The park pawl abutment bracket has a sharp edge which can cause the parking pawl to hang up and not engage the park gear. This can allow the vehicle to move even though the gear shift indicator shows that the vehicle is in park.
Consequence Unintended and unexpected vehicle movement can result in personal injury and property damage.
Dates of Manufacture August 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S50
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V166000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-999-1009.
Potential Number of Units Affected 40,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the park pawl abutment bracket.
Summary The park pawl abutment bracket has a sharp edge which can cause the parking pawl to hang up and not engage the park gear. This can allow the vehicle to move even though the gear shift indicator shows that the vehicle is in park.
Consequence Unintended and unexpected vehicle movement can result in personal injury and property damage.
Dates of Manufacture August 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S50
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V166000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-999-1009.
Potential Number of Units Affected 40,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the park pawl abutment bracket.
Summary The park pawl abutment bracket has a sharp edge which can cause the parking pawl to hang up and not engage the park gear. This can allow the vehicle to move even though the gear shift indicator shows that the vehicle is in park.
Consequence Unintended and unexpected vehicle movement can result in personal injury and property damage.
Dates of Manufacture August 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S50
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V166000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-999-1009.
Potential Number of Units Affected 40,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the park pawl abutment bracket.
Summary The park pawl abutment bracket has a sharp edge which can cause the parking pawl to hang up and not engage the park gear. This can allow the vehicle to move even though the gear shift indicator shows that the vehicle is in park.
Consequence Unintended and unexpected vehicle movement can result in personal injury and property damage.
Dates of Manufacture August 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S50
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V166000
Notes Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-999-1009.
Potential Number of Units Affected 40,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the park pawl abutment bracket.
Summary The park pawl abutment bracket has a sharp edge which can cause the parking pawl to hang up and not engage the park gear. This can allow the vehicle to move even though the gear shift indicator shows that the vehicle is in park.