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Recalls

Find the latest 2000 Mercury Sable recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture May - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture October - December 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 00L03
Manufacturer Recall No. 01S09
Models Involved Taurus, Sable
Models Involved Taurus, Sable, Excursion
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V242
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V075
Potential Number of Units Affected 167000
Potential Number of Units Affected 74000
Remedy Dealers will replace the headlamp switch knob. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on March 26, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Remedy Owners will be provided with a supplemental label with the correct information, along with instructions for affixing the label adjacent to the vehicle certification label. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was expected to begin during September 2000. Owners who do not receive the free instructions and label within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, due to the use of incorrect material by a supplier, the headlamp switch knob can fracture and separate from the headlamp switch. This would cause difficulty for the driver to activate the headlamps, which could affect driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the "vehicle capacity weight" and "designated seating capacity" information was not printed on the safety certification labels affixed to these vehicles. On affected Sable sedan vehicles, the "vehicles capacity weight" (and also the luggage load) information printed on this label is incorrect - Sable wagon luggage load was incorrectly used for the Sable sedan. These vehicles do not comply with the label requirements of FMVSS No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Dates of Manufacture May - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture October - December 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 00L03
Manufacturer Recall No. 01S09
Models Involved Taurus, Sable
Models Involved Taurus, Sable, Excursion
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V242
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V075
Potential Number of Units Affected 167000
Potential Number of Units Affected 74000
Remedy Dealers will replace the headlamp switch knob. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on March 26, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Remedy Owners will be provided with a supplemental label with the correct information, along with instructions for affixing the label adjacent to the vehicle certification label. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was expected to begin during September 2000. Owners who do not receive the free instructions and label within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, due to the use of incorrect material by a supplier, the headlamp switch knob can fracture and separate from the headlamp switch. This would cause difficulty for the driver to activate the headlamps, which could affect driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the "vehicle capacity weight" and "designated seating capacity" information was not printed on the safety certification labels affixed to these vehicles. On affected Sable sedan vehicles, the "vehicles capacity weight" (and also the luggage load) information printed on this label is incorrect - Sable wagon luggage load was incorrectly used for the Sable sedan. These vehicles do not comply with the label requirements of FMVSS No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Dates of Manufacture May - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture October - December 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 00L03
Manufacturer Recall No. 01S09
Models Involved Taurus, Sable
Models Involved Taurus, Sable, Excursion
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V242
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V075
Potential Number of Units Affected 167000
Potential Number of Units Affected 74000
Remedy Dealers will replace the headlamp switch knob. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on March 26, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Remedy Owners will be provided with a supplemental label with the correct information, along with instructions for affixing the label adjacent to the vehicle certification label. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was expected to begin during September 2000. Owners who do not receive the free instructions and label within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, due to the use of incorrect material by a supplier, the headlamp switch knob can fracture and separate from the headlamp switch. This would cause difficulty for the driver to activate the headlamps, which could affect driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the "vehicle capacity weight" and "designated seating capacity" information was not printed on the safety certification labels affixed to these vehicles. On affected Sable sedan vehicles, the "vehicles capacity weight" (and also the luggage load) information printed on this label is incorrect - Sable wagon luggage load was incorrectly used for the Sable sedan. These vehicles do not comply with the label requirements of FMVSS No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Dates of Manufacture May - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture October - December 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 00L03
Manufacturer Recall No. 01S09
Models Involved Taurus, Sable
Models Involved Taurus, Sable, Excursion
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V242
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V075
Potential Number of Units Affected 167000
Potential Number of Units Affected 74000
Remedy Dealers will replace the headlamp switch knob. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on March 26, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Remedy Owners will be provided with a supplemental label with the correct information, along with instructions for affixing the label adjacent to the vehicle certification label. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was expected to begin during September 2000. Owners who do not receive the free instructions and label within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, due to the use of incorrect material by a supplier, the headlamp switch knob can fracture and separate from the headlamp switch. This would cause difficulty for the driver to activate the headlamps, which could affect driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the "vehicle capacity weight" and "designated seating capacity" information was not printed on the safety certification labels affixed to these vehicles. On affected Sable sedan vehicles, the "vehicles capacity weight" (and also the luggage load) information printed on this label is incorrect - Sable wagon luggage load was incorrectly used for the Sable sedan. These vehicles do not comply with the label requirements of FMVSS No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Dates of Manufacture May - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture October - December 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 00L03
Manufacturer Recall No. 01S09
Models Involved Taurus, Sable
Models Involved Taurus, Sable, Excursion
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V242
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V075
Potential Number of Units Affected 167000
Potential Number of Units Affected 74000
Remedy Dealers will replace the headlamp switch knob. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on March 26, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Remedy Owners will be provided with a supplemental label with the correct information, along with instructions for affixing the label adjacent to the vehicle certification label. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was expected to begin during September 2000. Owners who do not receive the free instructions and label within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, due to the use of incorrect material by a supplier, the headlamp switch knob can fracture and separate from the headlamp switch. This would cause difficulty for the driver to activate the headlamps, which could affect driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the "vehicle capacity weight" and "designated seating capacity" information was not printed on the safety certification labels affixed to these vehicles. On affected Sable sedan vehicles, the "vehicles capacity weight" (and also the luggage load) information printed on this label is incorrect - Sable wagon luggage load was incorrectly used for the Sable sedan. These vehicles do not comply with the label requirements of FMVSS No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."