NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2000 Ford Contour

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2000 Ford Contour, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: INSTRUMENT PANEL COVER WARPAGE

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #DP06004

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: October 23, 2006
    • Date Closed: April 10, 2007
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Structure
    Visibility:Defroster/Defogger System:Windshield:Blower

    Summary: The Agency has denied a petition requesting an investigation of instrument panel warpage for the subject vehicles. The notice of denial was published in the federal register, volume 72, number 67, on Monday, April 9, 2007, pages 17605 and 17606.see document search for details.

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