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As a result, the door latch pawl may not return to the latch position when the door is closed, and the door could open while the vehicle is moving.

Latches/Locks/Linkages — Doors — Latch

Summary
On certain passenger vehicles currently registered in the following states: Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. The side door latch mechanisms may experience water intrusion allowing the latch mechanism to freeze in cold weather.
Actions
Dealers will install a shield over the front latches; seal a drain hole in the rear window trim molding on the freestyle rear side doors; and apply grease to all front and rear side-door latch mechanisms free of charge. The recall began on November 8, 2006. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
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Date Announced
OCT 05, 2006
Vehicles Affected
139,537
Mercury Recall #
06S45
NHTSA Campaign #
06V383000
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