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Recall List for the 2000 Ford Crown Victoria

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2000 Ford Crown Victoria by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Ford service shop immediately!

  1. 2000 Ford Crown Victoria FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #06E056000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 13, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 58,640

    Summary: Certain aftermarket fuel filters sold under the purolator brand name, P/N F65277, shipped from January 16 through June 2, 2006, for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Due to incorrect design, the quick connectors may not fully seat with the tube interface, even though the person making the connection may believe that the quick connector is fully attached.

    Consequence: Failure of this connection could lead to fuel spillage and, in the presence of an ignition source, a fire could occur.

    Actions: Ufi will notify owners and replace the filters free of charge. The recall began on August 4, 2006. Owners may contact ufi filters usa at 800-230-5876. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E056000 »

  2. 2000 Ford Crown Victoria FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #03V472000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06, 2003
    • Vehicles Affected: 4,218

    Summary: On certain natural gas vehicles, if a flame from a vehicle interior fire becomes locally directed at the natural gas fuel tank located immediately behind the rear seat, the flame could damage the fiberglass wrap on the tank weakening the tank.

    Consequence: If the strength of the tank is significantly compromised, it could rupture, increasing the risk of a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will install an insulator behind the current seat back. Owner notification began on January 7, 2004. Owners should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03V472000 »

  3. 2000 Ford Crown Victoria FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #02I003000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 15, 2002
    • Vehicles Affected: 350,000

    Summary: In order to enhance police office safety, model year 1992-2003 Crown Victoria police interceptor (cvpi) vehicles will be equipped with shields designed to help protect the fuel tank in high-speed rear-impact crashes. Ford also will be offering an optional trunk package designed to improve the safe Transport of sharp-edged, heavy equipment in these vehicles.

    Consequence: Some high-speed rear-impact crashes have resulted in fuel tank punctures and fires in cvpi vehicles.

    Actions: Ford has advised us that shield kits have been available since late October and will be installed on police interceptor vehicles at no cost. The optional trank package will be available by the end of 2002. Ford has established a new web site at www.cvpi.com to answer additional questions about the safe use of cpvi vehicles. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #02I003000 »

  4. 2000 Ford Crown Victoria EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS NHTSA Campaign #00V200000

    • Date Announced: JULY 18, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 875,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. These vehicles have jacking instructions which, if followed, could cause the vehicle operator to place the jack on a frame weld when attempting to raise a rear wheel. If the vehicle is jacked up with the jack placed on the frame weld and if the vehicle is free to roll (wheels not blocked or chocked), the jack could yield and the vehicle may drop suddenly.

    Consequence: If this occurs and any portion of the operator's body is under the vehicle, the potential for personal injury exists.

    Actions: Owners will be provided with a revised jack instruction and stowage card and jack warning label, as well as a supplement to the owner guide. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V200000 »

  5. 2000 Ford Crown Victoria SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE NHTSA Campaign #00V157001

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,167

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles using aftermarket driver's seat belt assemblies that were sold by Ford parts departments from January 1, through June 13, 2000. These seat belt assemblies fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS no. 209, "seat belt assemblies." The equipment involved is service stock seat belt assemblies, model nos. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, and T 9217, built by TRW vehicle safety systems, Inc. (TRW) manufactured from June 1, 1998 through May 21, 2000. Some of these seat belt assemblies may have been installed as service replacement equipment on the vehicles involved in the recall.

    Consequence: In the event of a collision, these seat belts may not restrain an occupant increasing the risk of injury.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect these vehicles and replace the service seat belt assemblies that were installed in these vehicles from January 1 through June 13, 2000. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V157001 »

  6. 2000 Ford Crown Victoria SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE NHTSA Campaign #00V157002

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,129

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles using aftermarket front passenger side seat belt assemblies that were sold by Ford parts departments from January 1, through June 13, 2000. These seat belt assemblies fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS no. 209, "seat belt assemblies." The equipment involved is service stock seat belt assemblies, model nos. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, and T 9217, built by TRW vehicle safety systems, Inc. (TRW) manufactured from June 1, 1998 through May 21, 2000. Some of these seat belt assemblies may have been installed as service replacement equipment on the vehicles involved in the recall.

    Consequence: In the event of a collision, these seat belts may not restrain an occupant increasing the risk of injury.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect these vehicles and replace the service seat belt assemblies that were installed in these vehicles from January 1 through June 13, 2000. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V157002 »

  7. 2000 Ford Crown Victoria VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER NHTSA Campaign #00V138000

    • Date Announced: MAY 17, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 23,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: A windshield wiper control module may not be capable of carrying the current required during high load conditions on the wipers (I.e., ice, snow, or other debris).

    Consequence: This condition could result in inoperative wipers with no advance warning.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the wiper control modules and replace if necessary. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V138000 »

  8. 2000 Ford Crown Victoria SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR NHTSA Campaign #00V083000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 20, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 83

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. These vehicles may have been built with the left rear seat belt retractor attaching bolts incorrectly tightened.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash, the vehicle occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of personal injury.

    Actions: Dealers will tighten the retractor mounting bolts to the specified torque. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V083000 »

  9. 2000 Ford Crown Victoria AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #00V050000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 17, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 39

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. These vehicles may have been built with lower than the intended level of torque on the bolts that attach the air bag electronic crash sensor module to the vehicle.

    Consequence: A loose module could result in a delayed air bag deployment in the event of a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dealers will tighten the air bag electronic crash sensor attaching bolts. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V050000 »

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