Recalls & Defects For 2017 Ford Taurus



Vehicle Report: 2017 Ford Taurus

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Steering

Report Receipt Date: 08/28/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v530000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017 explorer, taurus and police interceptor utility and sedan vehicles. the steering gear heat shield fasteners may corrode, allowing the heat shield to detach.

Consequence
If the heat shield detaches, the steering gear may overheat, increasing the steering effort required by the driver, especially at lower speeds, and increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers to inspect and replace the heat shield fasteners as needed, free of charge. the recall began on september 13, 2017. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 17s23.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Power Train:automatic Transmission

Report Receipt Date: 03/01/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v141000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 ford taurus vehicles equipped with mechanical key ignition systems. the keys for these vehicles may be able to be removed from the ignition when transmission is not in the park position. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 114, "theft protection."

Consequence
If the key is removed from the ignition while the vehicle is not in the park position and the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter assembly, free of charge. the recall began may 11, 2018. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 18c02.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Suspension:rear

Report Receipt Date: 02/10/2020
NHTSA Campaign: 20v072000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2013-2018 lincoln mkt and ford flex and taurus vehicles with the police interceptor or sho performance pack. the rear suspension toe links may fracture due to stress on the rear suspension.

Consequence
A fractured rear toe link will cause a sudden change in vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links, free of charge. remedy parts are not currently available. owners were notified about the recall on march 3, 2020. a second notice will be mailed when remedy parts become available, which is currently expected to be the end of september 2020. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332 or lincoln customer service at 1-800-521-4140. ford's number for this recall is 20s04.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



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