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Under certain circumstances the fracture may affect vehicle handling characteristics, which could result in a crash.

Suspension — Front — Control Arm

Summary
On certain passenger vehicles, the upper and lower control arms may have casting imperfections at the end of each arm that may result in the arm fracturing.
Actions
Dealers will replace the front and rear upper and lower control arms and fasteners. Beginning December 15, 2004, Ford contacted customers by telephone to advise them of this condition and request that they not operate their vehicles until this service action has been performed. The recall owner notification mailing began on January 14, 2005. Owners should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
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Date Announced
DEC 22, 2004
Vehicles Affected
283
Ford Recall #
04S26
NHTSA Campaign #
04V604000
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