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2008 Ford Crown Victoria
2 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2008 Ford Crown Victoria
Official recall notices have been issued for the 2008 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!
2008 Ford Crown Victoria STEERING NHTSA Campaign #13V385000
Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria (including Crown Victoria Police Interceptors), Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car vehicles. The affected vehicles are currently registered or were originally sold in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Severe corrosion can seize the lower intermediate shaft which may cause the upper intermediate shaft to collapse and the steering column lower bearing to separate.
Consequence: If the lower bearing separates, the vehicle may experience a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Ford will notify owners and dealers will replace the lower intermediate shaft, free of charge. The upper intermediate shaft and steering column lower bearing will be inspected to identify any damage that may have occurred as a result of lower intermediate shaft corrosion, and repaired or replaced as necessary. If the steering column lower bearing has separated, a retainer clip will be installed. The recall ibegan on October 23, 2013. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall number is 13S08. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V385000 »
2008 Ford Crown Victoria SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB NHTSA Campaign #07V270000
Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, a front wheel bearing and hub assembly may fracture due to improper heat treatment.
Consequence: If a hub fractures, it may potentially detach from the wheel knuckle, resulting in the wheel being retained only by the brake caliper assembly. As a result, the wheel may separate from the vehicle potentially resulting in a crash.
Actions: Dealers will inspect both front wheel bearing and hub assemblies and replace them free of charge. The recall began on June 22, 2007. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V270000 »
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