2017 Ford TAURUS Steering Recall

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2017 Ford TAURUS Steering Recall

 NHTSA Recall #126424
NHTSA Compaign #17V530000
MFG Compaign #17S23
 ManufacturerFord Motor Company
 Model Year2017
 Date of notification13/09/17
 Begin date of manufacuring07/05/17
 End date of manufacturing08/05/17
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received28/08/17
 Report created30/08/17
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units253
 Defect summaryFord 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 summaryIf 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.
 Corrective actionFord 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.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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