Recalls

Find the latest 1998 Ford Contour recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture Jan. 4-14, 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99S06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V060
Potential Number of Units Affected 4,600
Remedy Dealers will inspect these vehicles. Vehicles that have units with ignition keys removable in gear positions other than PARK will have the steering column replaced. Owner notification was to begin during March 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary Passenger vehicles built with automatic transmissions which utilize a PARK/LOCK solenoid. It is possible to rotate the ignition key to the LOCK position and remove the key without the shift lever and transmission being in PARK. These vehicles do not comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 114, "Theft Protection".
Dates of Manufacture Jan. 4-14, 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99S06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V060
Potential Number of Units Affected 4,600
Remedy Dealers will inspect these vehicles. Vehicles that have units with ignition keys removable in gear positions other than PARK will have the steering column replaced. Owner notification was to begin during March 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary Passenger vehicles built with automatic transmissions which utilize a PARK/LOCK solenoid. It is possible to rotate the ignition key to the LOCK position and remove the key without the shift lever and transmission being in PARK. These vehicles do not comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 114, "Theft Protection".

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