Recalls

Find the latest 2001 Ford Windstar Cargo recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture April 2000 - June 2001
Dates of Manufacture August - September 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - September 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00S26
Manufacturer Recall No. 00S52/00S53/00S54
Manufacturer Recall No. 01S21
Models Involved Crown Victoria, Excursion, Expedition, F150, F250, F350, F450, F550, Windstar, Ranger, Grand Marquis, Town Car, Navigator,
Models Involved Windstar, Crown Victoria, Town Car, Grand Marquis
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V270
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V412
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V227001
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,400,000
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,000
Potential Number of Units Affected 18,500
Remedy Dealers will inspect the front outboard seat belt buckles. If a buckle fails the inspection process, it will be replaced. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on July 25, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332.
Remedy Dealers will inspect the RCM and crash sensors and, if necessary, replace them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Dec. 18, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Remedy Dealers will replace the RCM in these vehicles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 2, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles and minivans were built with a newly designed restraint control module (RCM). In some cases, the RCM does not recognize certain system faults that could result in an air bag or seat belt pre-tensioner unexpectedly activating during the self-test sequence at vehicle start-up. This condition could result in personal injury.
Summary On certain minivans and passenger vehicles, a restraint control module (RCM) or a side or front crash sensor may have been assembled with one or more of the screws that mount the circuit board in the housing missing. If some or all of the screws are missing, the performance of the occupant restraint could be affected, providing less than the intended level of protection in the event of a crash.
Summary On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, and minivans equipped with seat belts supplied by TRW, it is possible that the driver's and/or outboard front passenger's seat belt buckle may not fully latch In the event of a crash, the restraint system may not provide adequate occupant protection, increasing the risk of personal injury to the seat occupant. The vehicles equipped with these belts include Ford Crown Victorias built at St. Thomas Assembly Plant from 4/17/00 - 5/29/01; Mercury Grand Marquis built at St. Thomas Assembly Plant from 4/17/00 - 5/29/01; Lincoln Town Cars built at Wixom Assembly Plant from 3/27/00 - 5/30/01; Lincoln Navigators built at Michigan Truck Plant from 4/11/00 - 5/31/01; Ford Windstars built at Oakville Assembly Plant from 3/23/00 - 5/30/01; Ford Rangers built at Twin Cities Plant from 3/28/00 - 5/30/01 and also at the Edison Plant from 3/13/00 - 5/25/01; Ford F-150 trucks built at the Norfolk Plant from 4/18/00 - 5/25/00, at the Onta...