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Lincoln Navigator Recalls

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02/16/18 Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2018 ford expedition and lincoln navigator vehicles. the second row window control modules may intermittently stop the movement of the power window. if something, such as a finger, is pinched by the window glass, the stopped window control module may prevent the window from automatically reversing. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 118, "power-operated window systems."

If the window does not automatically reverse when an obstruction is found, it can increase the risk of injury.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the second row window electronic control modules, and replace them as necessary based on their build date codes, free of charge. the recall began on february 16, 2018. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 18c01.

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.
06/11/12 Ford is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 ford f-150, 2012 expedition and lincoln navigator, and 2012-2013 mustang vehicles, for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard nos. 102, "transmission shift lever sequence, starter interlock, and transmission braking effect" and 108 ?lamps, reflective devices and associated equipment.? these vehicles may have a transmission range sensor (trs) that was calibrated out of specification for reverse gear.

If this condition exists, the transmission may not go into reverse or when the driver pushes the shift lever in the reverse ?r? position and the vehicle?s transmission does go in reverse, the ?r? may not illuminate on the dashboard of the f-150, expedition, or navigator models and/or the backup lamp on the rear of the f-150, expedition, navigator, or mustang vehicles may not illuminate. these conditions increase the risk of a crash or a pedestrian being struck due to the vehicle?s not signaling it is in reverse.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the trs as necessary, free of charge. the safety recall began on june 11, 2012. owners may contact ford motor company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.

Ford's recall campaign number is 12c23.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
04/24/08 Ford is recalling 158 my 2008 expedition and lincoln navigator vehicles equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (tpms) and the limo builders package for failing to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 138, z"tire pressure monitoring systems." the tire pressure was increased from 35 psi to 40 psi without a commensurate update to the tpms calibrations.

The tpms indicator light will not illuminate when a tire pressure is is 25% below the 40 psi value stated on the tire placard label occurs.

Dealers will reconfigure the tpms thresholds to the appropriate pressures. the recall began on april 23, 2008. owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673.

Ford recall no. 08c03.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
03/03/08 Ford is recalling 57,199 my 2006-2007 e-150, e-250, e-350, and my 2007 expedition and lincoln navigator vehicles equipped with 5.4l engines. the fuel rail cross-over hose may contain weak areas. as a result, the hose may crack, which could cause a fuel odor and/or fuel leak.

Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

Dealers will replace the fuel rail assembly. the recall began on march 3, 2008. owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673.

Ford recall no. 08s02.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
04/13/18 Transmission and Drivetrain Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 ford f-150 and 2018 ford expedition and mustang and lincoln navigator vehicles equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions. a roll pin may not have been installed in the transmission, potentially causing a loss of the "park" function.

Despite the transmission shift lever being placed in 'park' and the instrument panel display indicating 'park,' the vehicle may roll away after it has been exited if the parking brake has not been applied, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmission to make sure it has the roll pin, installing one if it is missing, free of charge. the recall began on april 13, 2018. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 18s09.

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.
09/16/16 Transmission and Drivetrain Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 ford f-150 trucks, 2012 ford expedition, lincoln navigator, and ford mustang vehicles. the affected vehicles are equipped with an automatic transmission that may unexpectedly downshift to first gear, regardless of vehicle speed.

An unexpected downshift into first gear can cause the vehicle to slow down suddenly without warning and the rear tires may slide or lock, increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module with updated software, free of charge. the recall began on september 19, 2016. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 16s19.

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.
11/18/05 Transmission and Drivetrain Certain passenger vehicles may have been built with an incorrectly manufactured automatic transmission parking pawl guide plate.

This could cause the parking lock system not to engage, after the transmission is placed in the park ("p") position. if the vehicle was parked on an incline, and the parking brake was not engaged, this could result in a vehicle rollaway condition.

Dealers will repair and replace the automatic transmission guide plate. the recall began on november 18, 2005. owners may contact lincoln at 1-800-248-0186.

Ford recall no. 05s39. customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
06/11/12 Electrical and Air Conditioning Ford is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 ford f-150, 2012 expedition and lincoln navigator, and 2012-2013 mustang vehicles, for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard nos. 102, "transmission shift lever sequence, starter interlock, and transmission braking effect" and 108 ?lamps, reflective devices and associated equipment.? these vehicles may have a transmission range sensor (trs) that was calibrated out of specification for reverse gear.

If this condition exists, the transmission may not go into reverse or when the driver pushes the shift lever in the reverse ?r? position and the vehicle?s transmission does go in reverse, the ?r? may not illuminate on the dashboard of the f-150, expedition, or navigator models and/or the backup lamp on the rear of the f-150, expedition, navigator, or mustang vehicles may not illuminate. these conditions increase the risk of a crash or a pedestrian being struck due to the vehicle?s not signaling it is in reverse.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the trs as necessary, free of charge. the safety recall began on june 11, 2012. owners may contact ford motor company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.

Ford's recall campaign number is 12c23.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
11/22/05 Electrical and Air Conditioning On certain trucks, passenger cars and sport utility vehicles, the windshield wiper motor may have been produced without grease being applied to the output shaft gear.

After a period of continuous use on the high speed setting, lack of grease on the output shaft gear may cause the gear to distort or fracture during operation resulting in a loss of wiper function. inoperative wipers under inclement weather conditions could cause a crash due to impaired visibility.

Dealers will inspect the wiper motor for the presence of grease and grease the wiper motor gears if necessary. the recall began on november 22, 2005. owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673 or lincoln/mercury at 1-800-521-4140.

Ford recall no. 05s40. customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
02/21/12 Other Ford is recalling certain model year 2012 expedition and lincoln navigator vehicles, manufactured from november 19, 2011, through december 2, 2011, for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 202, "head restraints." these vehicles may have inadequate welds on the head restraint support brackets for the second row, right-hand seat.

In the event of a crash, the seat head restraint may not provide the required strength, increasing the risk of injury.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the head restraints as necessary, free of charge. the safety recall began on february 21, 2012. owners may contact ford motor company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.

Ford's recall campaign number is 12c22.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
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03/05/08 Other Ford is recalling 123,632 my 2007-2008 expedition and lincoln navigator vehicles. the door handle housing embossment retaining the bottom of the interior door handle spring on all side doors may fracture during normal customer usage. this can result in insufficient spring force to return the handle to the fully closed position. the handle may be loose causing a rattle or noise and the handle may not return to the fully closed position. this condition may also provide a delayed resistance when actuating the handle prior to opening the door.

In the event of a side impact crash, the interior door handle may cause the door latch to open increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.

Dealers will replace the interior handle spring on all side doors. the recall began on march 5, 2008. owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673.

Ford recall no. 08s03.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
07/13/05 Other On certain sport utility vehicles, the front and rear tires on the driver's side of affected vehicles may have been damaged at the center tread during production.

Over time, the damage may be sufficient to allow belt corrosion ultimately leading to a tread separation, which could result in a crash.

Dealers will inspect all four tires (to ensure inspection of the left hand side tires that may have been rotated to the other side of the vehicle) for tire tread damage and, if necessary, replace the damaged tire. the recall began on july 13, 2005. owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673.

Ford recall no. 05s35.please note that this program will expire on december 31, 2005.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
07/25/01 Other Vehicle description: 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 front passenger's outboard seat belt buckle may not fully latch. ford crown victoria 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 truck built at norfolk plant from 4/18/00 - 5/25/00; at ontario plant from 5/10/00 - 5/28/01; at kansas city plant from 9/11/99 - 5/25/01; and at cuautitlan plant from 5/16/00 - 6/9/01. ford super duty f-250, f-350, f-450, and f-550 trucks built at kentucky plant from 4/17/00 - 5/27/01; and at cuautitlan plant from 5/16/00 - 6/19/01. ford excursions built at kentucky plant from 4/17/00 - 10/2/00. ford expeditions built at michigan truck plant from 4/11/00 - 5/31/01.

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.

Dealers will inspect the front outboard seat belt buckles and if the buckle fails the inspection process, it will be replaced. owner notification began july 25, 2001. 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 1-866-436-7332.

Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

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Lincoln Navigator Recalls

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.