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FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1993 Horn Is Located In A bad spot, when steering wheel turns cant find horn. *ak
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 Consumer Having A Very Hard time locating the horn on the vehicle in an emergency. *ak

FORD F 150 1996 Horn Buttons Are Too Small to locate while turning. please describe details. tt
FORD TEMPO 1992 Horn Has Been Replaced Four times because of failure. tt consumeralso states trunk release was not working, cruise control and cigarette lighter.
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 Exhuast Fumes Are Leaking Into the passenger compartment and cause the passengers to become sick. tt the odometer malfunctions. oil
FORD F 150 1995 Design/location Of Horn Very Dangerous; unable to locate horn relay button when making turns, especially in night time; nearly caused accident.
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 Horn Button Difficult To Track when turning and especially at night. please describe details. tt
FORD TAURUS 1993 Horn Is Located In A complicated position where as in an emergency it would be difficult to warn other drivers of your intentions.
FORD WINDSTAR 1995 Horn Shorted Out. *ak
FORD TAURUS 1995 Consumer Purchase Car New Only had the car 12 day now it a month there is a dent and the plastic piece of the horn
FORD ESCORT 1988 Horn Not Working; When attempt to activate horn, smoke started coming steering column; unknown part melted inside steering column. tt
FORD F150 1985 The Horn Buttons Are Not large enough , the seat shoulder belt is too high up, it is extremely hard to remove spare
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1988 There Is Brass Or Copper ring that are in the steering fall apart peice fall out and horn don't work. tt
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 Horn Pad Is Hard Locate because of it size. tt
FORD F 150 1994 Horn Buttons Are Small And difficult to find. tt
FORD TAURUS 1992 While On Road Hard To find horn button. tt
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Is Very Hard To press, and at night symbol is very difficult to see. contacted dealer, and dealer noted that problem
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 Air Bag Light On The instrument panel will illuminate erratically, then go off while operating vehicle at any speed. also, has
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 Airbags Deactivated. Also, vehicle had no horn. airbag light was coming on and off.contacted dealer, and dealer stated clock
FORD CONTOUR 1995 Horn Assembly Is Inoperable. dealer has been notified. *ak consumer states the horn never worked properly, ford stated that
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Will Only Blow If horn is hit at direct center and with a lot of force. consumer was run
FORD CONTOUR 1998 Airbag Light Is On/ horn, and cruise control are not working. consuemr stated this was same problem as stated
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 Cruise Control/horn Have Failed, and airbag light flashes. on/off. all failed at the same time. *ak
FORD RANGER 1998 4- Wheel Drive Has Quit working, it has only been used 3-4 times. also horn has failed, cause unknown. please
FORD ESCORT 1997 Vehicle Is Experiencing Erratic Operation of horn. horn will go off without consumer engaging it. dealership is replacing
FORD F 150 1994 Air Bag Light Remained On and cruise control stopped operating. dealer notified, and informed consumer that no recall on that problem.
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Contacts For Horn Are difficult to locate, and they are very hard to push to sound horn. *ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Sensor Is Extremely Difficult to locate in an emergency. *ak
FORD F 150 1996 There Are Two Horn Buttons on side of wheel about size of postal stamp. when driver really needs to get
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 To Avoid An Accident Conusmer depressed horn buttons, and horn would not sound. consumer stated horn buttons have to be
FORD ESCORT 1998 While Driving Horn Kept going off which might startle occupant and cause a crash. dealer said it was due to
FORD WINDSTAR 2000 Driver Must Search For right place to push for horn to work. *ak
FORD BRONCO 1994 A Defect In Steering Column caused horn/air bag, and cruise control to become inoperative. dealer has been contacted.*ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Is Very Difficult To press. it takes extreme pressure from driver for horn to blow. also, it
FORD ESCORT 1997 Vehicle Was Parked Inside Of the parking lot. horn was blowing constanly and then it started beeping. the consumer contacted
FORD F250 1999 Horn Experiencing Intermittent Problem With operating in normal weather conditions, and not operating at all in cold weather conditions. also, excessive
FORD CONTOUR 1999 Ongoing Problem With Horn Unable to operate properly when needed. been in / out of dealer shop on two occasions, and problem could
FORD TAURUS 1993 Ignition Is Inoperative. key gets stuck in the ignition & doesn't line up correctly. this makes it very easy to stealthe vehicle.
FORD F 150 1994 Horn Assembly Wasn't Working. light flashed on & off for air bag. dealer said air bag wouldn't deploy upon impact.
FORD F250 1999 Pad Within Horn Assembly becomes so hard in cold weather that horn becomes inoperable.*ak the horn assembly was replaced, but
FORD F 150 1994 Airbag Light On The Panel is always on the horn . light has been on for the last three weeks. dealership is
FORD ESCORT 1997 In Oct Of 1998 Horn started to activate and won't stop unless driver unplugged it, consumer was out of an airbag and horn
FORD F 150 1994 Air Bag And Horn Do not work. whenever air bag light illuminates, horn and air bag stop working. dealer
FORD ESCORT 1997 Consumer Took Vehicle To Dealer because horn was stuck. dealer stated that the only way to repair it was taking the airbag out.
FORD ESCORT 1999 Horn Would Blow By Itself for twenty minutes. took vehicle to dealer, and dealer said it had something to do
FORD ESCORT 1997 Gas Gauge Doesn't Show The correct amount of gas once it reaches 1/4 of a tank. *ak the vehicle also stalls on
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Vehicle Has Experienced A problem with activating the horn when needed. dealer notified, and informed consumer that all 99 models have
FORD CONTOUR 1999 Horn Has Not Worked properly. vehicle has been taken to the dealer on 3 different occasions. dealer has not
FORD ESCORT 1997 Defective Horn Pad Switch Caused horn to be inoperative which is needed in case of an emergency. *ak *ml
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 Horn Assembly/air Bag Indicator Light, and cruise control went out at same time. dealer has been contacted.please provide further information.
FORD F 150 1998 While Driving On The Interstate in center lane and overtaking another vehicle in front, consumer decided to switch lanes.
FORD F 150 1997 Going Down The Road While it was raining windshield wipers would not work. then, all at once windshield wipers came on
FORD ESCORT 1998 When Trying To Use The horn it won't work, but sometimes it would work by itself. *ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 The Horn Is Very Difficult to use when needed due to location. it would fail to work when button is pushed. taken vehicle
FORD CONTOUR 1999 In Order To Use The horn excessive pressure has to be applied to make it work. sometimes it does not work at all.
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 While Driving Down The Road had to blow the horn, it didn't work. contacted dealer ,nothing could be done. consumer
FORD EXPEDITION 1999 The Design Flaw Of The horn is difficult to find in an emercency which possibly could prevent an accident. *yc
FORD EXPEDITION 1999 Whenever The Horn, Located on steering wheel, is hit with heal on heal it fails to work. only it has worked
FORD CONTOUR 1995 Horn Malfunctioned Due To a design defect. please provide further information. *ak
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 Horn Stopped Working/cruise Control Malfunctioned, and airbag warning light came on, all at the same time. dealer has not seen
FORD F250 1999 Horn And The Air Bag are in the same place. when trying to use the horn, the consumer almost had an accident
FORD CONTOUR 1999 Horn Is Inoperable. The dealer has inspected the vehicle. *ak
FORD AEROSTAR 1992 Steering Wheel Is Loose. also, airbag/cruise control and horn stopped working. vehicle is in repair shop. *ak
FORD ESCORT 1997 Vehicle Was Parked. Horn went off on its own. owner had taken fuse out to stop horn from blowing. took to dealer
FORD ESCORT 1997 Horn Automatically Sounds By Itself. it sounds at various speeds including parked and it happens mostly when outside termperatures are high.
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Seatback Spring Is Too strong. the seatback swings forward when handle is pulled. dealer aware of problem. cannot remedy the
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 Abs Light Comes On. also, there is no horn function. horn/abs wiring is connected. mechanic informed owner wiring connector might be
FORD TAURUS 1997 Horn Was Inoperative And The dealer is charging over $300. *
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Ongoing Problem With The Design of horn which has a delayed reaction when needed. confirmed this in two diffeerent vehicles ( same model
FORD F 150 1997 Vehicle Been Experiencing Intermittent Problem wth cruise control engaging without turning it on. also, horn would intermittently operate. dealer/manufacturer notified,
FORD TAURUS 1993 Horn Does Not Work when applied. dealer has been cotacted. *ak
FORD TAURUS 1987 Cruise Control Would Engage On its own & pick up speed. foot not on accelerator pedal. problem getting worse. horn keeps
FORD CONTOUR 1998 When The Horn Is In use it fails to work properly when pressed. has taken vehicle to dealer for repairs, which were not
FORD AEROSTAR 1992 While Traveling Hit Horn Nothing happened, cruise control did not operate, and the airbag light illuminated. dealer contacted, and could not
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Does Not Operate Properly. consumer says that the cover is very thick, and may be the cause of the problem. dealer
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Consumer Must Hit The Horn at exact spot with extreme force before horn will blow which could cause an accident. also,
FORD ESCORT 1994 Consumer Was Driving 10 Mph when rear ended another vehicle. upon impact, fender was bent, and driver's side air bag deployed.
FORD F 150 1994 Consumer Noticed Air Bag Warning lights blinking, when he tried to blow the horn the communicatiion was gone. consumer took vehicle dealership and
FORD ESCORT 1999 Whenever The Horn Has To be used it fails to operate properly after being hit. there is no noise. just silence. will
FORD ESCORT 1999 Consumer Has Been Experiencing Problems with horn. when consumer they applies horn, it's hard to make it make a sound.
FORD CONTOUR 1998 When Driving At Any Speed the air bag light keeps coming on, and the the horn doesn't work. also, the
FORD F 250 1997 Consumer Has Had A Number of almost accidents due to the horn sensors locations. consumer can only fit the circular part of finger
FORD CONTOUR 1995 Cruise Control Is Failing To operate, and whenever consumer makes a right turn the horn would blow out. dealer notified. *ak
FORD CONTOUR 1995 Cruise Control Failed To Operate, and horn would blow whenever consumer makes a right turn. dealer notified. *ak
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Consumer Can't Locate The Horn button to blow the horn. took vehicle to the dealer and they said it was a faulty design
FORD WINDSTAR 1995 Horn Assembly Is Inoperative Which is a safety feature. dealer stated needs to put a new airbag system in order to fix the
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 Airbag Warning Light Flashes And relating to the airbag, the horn is inoperable. dealer cannot duplicate the problem, because warranty has expired.
FORD TAURUS 1990 The Horn Sensors Are Difficult to locate. only when the steering wheel is positioned to the right or left can the horn be applied.
FORD F 150 1994 Air Bag Light Is Illuminated on the dash and the horn does not sound, consumer contacted the dealer, dealer stated there is some
FORD TAURUS 1993 Horn Location On Steering Wheel is not easily accessible. eyes would have to leave road to locate horn in order to blow it.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1992 The Horn Button Cannot Be located at a time when most needed. driver has to take eyes of the road to look
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 The Airbag System Malfunctioned, causing the srs light to intermittently to come on and off. cruise control and horn is
FORD F 150 1997 Vehicle Was Parked And Caught on fire. there was a big hole in the dash and the fire department put water into the dash
FORD TAURUS 1994 The Vehicle's Horn Design Is poor in the location, and the amount of pressure needed to operate is above normal due to the
FORD TAURUS 1993 Horn Will Not Blow At times when it is used. dealers are unable to locate problem. owner is very concerned for
FORD ESCORT 1994 Owner States That Her Horn was to0 low, and that she took vehicle to dealers and they fixed problem but owner still feels that
FORD AEROSTAR 1989 After Having The Recall Repair work done on igntion switch, the vehicle's cruise control and horn do not work. recall #96v071000.
FORD TAURUS 1992 Due To The Design Of the horn, in an emergency the horn is difficult to locate. *ak *slc
FORD FIESTA 1988 When The Weather Gets Below a certain temperature, around 32 degrees or so, the horn will not work.
FORD TAURUS 1993 Horn Assembly Failure Due To design, when trying blow the horn, the horn buttons are too small to locate,
FORD ASPIRE 1995 The Horn Buttons On The left side of the steering wheel do not work. *ak *slc
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 Horn Location, The horn is flush, or even with the rest of the steering wheel, making it difficult to locate
FORD ESCORT 1999 The Vehicles Horn Stopped Blowing. the consumer feels that the horn is a safety issue, and other drivers need to be made
FORD XL 1998 Horn Operates Intermittently. dealer notified. *mr
FORD ESCORT 1998 Consumer States That While Parked and with no warning the horn will operate intermittently. the horn has been deactivated by the fire department because
FORD TAURUS 1999 Consumer States That Horn Works intermittently,may cause an accident,due to the fact horn may not work at a critical time.
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Assembly Is Hard To locate on steering wheel. dealer has been notified. please provide further information.*ak
FORD ESCORT 1997 While Traveling On Highway And without prior warning applied horn and there was no noise. also, dual airbags willnot deploy.
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 There Was A Design flaw in steering column. wire ribbon ring that's inside of steering column, which gives power
FORD TAURUS 1993 While Traveling On Highway consumer noticed that cruise control/ horn and airbag were not operable. dealership was aware of
FORD ECONOLINE 1996 Horn Buttons Are Not Visibile when steering wheel is turned either left or right, almost causing an accident. *akin an emergency situation
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Does Not Work. dealer checked vehicle, and installed a new horn assembly, but horn still does not function.*ak
FORD F 150 1997 Horn Assembly Will Not Work at all, and airbag light appears on dashboard. dealership is aware of problem.*ak. consumer
FORD ESCORT 1998 Horn Went Off On Its own,. dealer replaced horn assembly. in june 2002, horn sounded again on its own, had
FORD ESCORT 1997 Horn Does Not Blow. was told by a mechanic that problem was a defective air bag.*ak
FORD ECONOLINE 1995 Consumer States That The Horn is very small, consumer states if you don't have the steering wheel in the correct position you won't be
FORD F 150 1994 Horn And Cruise Control Are inoperable. air bag light blinks on and off.*ak
FORD BRONCO 1995 With Owning A Little Over a year truck has used 4 to 5 sets of brake pads which were replaced due to excessive wear.
FORD EXPLORER 2002 When Driving In Snow Horn does not work, or makes a very muffled sound. when weather warms up and vehicle sits in
FORD EXPLORER 1997 While Traveling And When Depressing horn it did not sound off . dealer has been contacted and refused to repair. please provide
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1999 Horn Failed To Sound After pressure was applied to the steering wheel. dealer has been contacted.*ak dealer states there is nothing wrong.
FORD ESCORT 1999 While Making A Left Turn, consumer honked the horn and it would not stop blowing, consumer was forced to pull the fuse in
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Consumer States He Has Never been able to activate horn, have been unable to activate during dangerous near-crash situations.*jb
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 Horn Failed. *et
FORD TEMPO 1993 Horn Failed.*et
FORD TEMPO 1993 Horn Does Not Work. *cj
FORD ESCORT 1997 Ford Just Recently Informed Me that the defective horn reported just a few weeks out of warranty. also involves the airbag. robin marshall
FORD F 150 1996 Due To Placement Of Driver airbag the horn buttons are difficult to use when trying to warn other drivers that suddenly veer into my lane.
FORD EXPLORER 1999 Engine Heads Cracked On Both sides. the hood latch assembly rusted and cannot be opened, also the horn filled up with water and
FORD ESCAPE 2001 Horn Switch Usually Does Not actuate horn, when pressed. dealer reports that they are all that way. if so,
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Headlight Lenses Constantly Turn Yellow and cloudy, power window regulator cables constantly snap, excessive play in steering wheel, horn buttons too small
FORD E 150 2001 The Problem Is The Location of the horns. due to their location, they collect slush in the winter. when the slush
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Button Is Difficult To operate. it is also impossible to modulate, resulting in all-or- nothing operation.*ak
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 We Have Had To Replace the clock spring mechanism for the second time in the past 14 months. the clock spring controls the
FORD ESCORT 1997 Horn Stuck, Does Not turn off. to replace, dealer must replace airbag also. says airbag may malfunction because horn
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Horn Is Not Loud Enough and the horn buton is to small and hard to find when needed. in 1996 i noticed the button
FORD E 150 1994 Engine Experienced Failure - When dealer tried to replace engine told it was no longer made. it was reported to my ford dealer
FORD E 150 1994 Multiple Systems Failures; Currently abs light stays on, air bag light flashes, fuel smell, sloppy steering, front suspension noises,
FORD MUSTANG 1994 Head Gasket Blewout, Engine replcd,trans. replcd 4x problem still there,rear defrost wire caught on fire,a/c on&off,seat gear does not
FORD F 150 1994 Air Bag System Is Inopprotive along with the horn the air bag icon on the dash is flashing a code of 2 flashes and then
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Button Will Not Respond when needed in a "hurry-up" situation. exact location must be depressed for horn to blow. never has the
FORD E 350 1997 Can Not Activate Horn When inside vehicle is cold ie freezing weather. *ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 When New, The Horn on this van would only work if you pushed right on the horn icon, which is in the center
FORD F250 1999 Hole Was Blown Through Top and side of block with no previous symptoms. *ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Does Not Function Or needs very high effort. useless in emergency avoidance. someone is going to get in an accident if they
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Delay Equivalent To A delay in the brake system. upgraded by ford from outgariously slow to terriblely slow. useless in a
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Does Not Work Unless you hit it with a sledge hammer. multiple near accident misses.
FORD EXPLORER 1995 Firestone 7515 Garners Ferry Rd, cola sc 29209 did following repairs:05/22/00 alternator, 05/01/00 both rear calipers & drums, 02/15/00 eet/eec sensors,
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Button Is Very Difficult to find on steering/airbag. you have to press very hard in a small area only in the center.
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 Airbag Light Flashes 32 And horn quit working
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 Steering Column: Anti-lock Brake light on all the time, airbag light blinks in a pattern, horn and cruise control quit working at
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 The Horn Is Very Hard to blow at times of need. and not really easy accessible. *ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 On The 21st Of Dec 99, my wife was involved in an accident in our windstar. this accident could have been avoided
FORD ESCORT 1997 Horn Has Blown 2 times in just over a year, and is not under warranty anymore. *ak
FORD EXPEDITION 1999 Only A Very Small Area on steering wheel is designated for horn. have been in several situatoins where i needed to honk the horn
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 I Have Been Told By the dealership that these problems are identical on all models coming in, including the expedition. the horn
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Is Very Hard To deploy; sweet spot too small and requires excessive effort. cannot be used quickly. ford corporate refused to
FORD ESCORT 1997 05/25/1999; While Driving At 35 mph, the head gasket on engine "blew out" car was undriveable. on 07/15/1999;
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Very Hard To Activate. very hard to locate "sweet spot" without looking down at steering wheel, causing dangerous situation.
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Requires Extreme Force To operate. pass rear sliding door, inside panel rubs against rear fender scratching surface.
FORD PROBE 1994 1st Ins- Horn Started would not go off ,smoke came out of instrument cluster. horn still went off after car was turned
FORD F 150 1999 The Horn Is Too Hard to activate. when you must need it in an emergency- most times i cant get it to work .
FORD E 150 1994 Abs Brakes - Abs lights comes on and stays on. / speed control - stopped working at same time that horn
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 The Horn Does Sound Easily when pushing on the center of the steering wheel. often the horn fails to sound. the
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 Cruise Control/horn Quit Working/airbag Light flashes, and smoke came from steering column at ignition switch. *ak
FORD ESCORT 1997 Horn Is Very Difficult To find in an emergency.
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Is Difficult To Activate. must press hard in just the right spot. *ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Hard To Actvate In an emergency situation requires to much down force and to spacific an area to depress, horn once acivated continues
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Other Windstar Owners Are Stopping and asking me if my horn works. apparently many owners of 1999 windstars are experiencing horn failures.
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Functions If Correct Spot on wheel is hit, but the "sweet spot" is small. more often than not, pressing most
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 There Are Two Problems With the horn in the 1999 windstar. first, the horn requires extraordinary pressure in order to get it
FORD EXPLORER 1997 Two-tone Horn Failure.
FORD F 150 1998 Horn Is Very Hard To press. yh
FORD ESCORT 1998 Horn Failed. *tt
FORD ECONOLINE 1998 Horn Stopped Working One Month after purchase. *yc
FORD FORD TRUCK 1998 Horn Failed. *yc
FORD EXPLORER 1996 Horn Failed.
FORD BRONCO 1989 Horn Relay Switch Defective Prior to recall.
FORD ESCORT 1995 Design Of Horn Necessitates Excessive force to activate horn. *dsh
FORD WINDSTAR 2000 Consumer Stated The Horn Was not loud enough.(lawyer, daniel uhlfelder)*jb
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 2001 The Placement Of The Horn is inconvenient. nlm
FORD WINDSTAR 2000 Consumer States Horn Is Very hard to blow. *slc
FORD ESCORT 1997 The Horn Was Inoperative And making a clicking noise when it is applied, the dealer found that the horn switch was stuck on part
FORD TAURUS 2000 Horn Failed The First Week of owning vehicle, ford refuses to fix the problem and states the defect is not covered under warranty.
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 It Is Very Difficult To depress the horn pad/button. dealership is unable to fix due to configuration. *cj
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 The Horn Is Not Sensitive enough to activate by pressing, requires excessive effort. yh
FORD EXPLORER 1998 The Horn Failed. Yh
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 The Horn Location Is Hard to find due to design. yh
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 The Design Of The Horn button is to small to be seen for emergency use. yh
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Poor Design Makes It Difficult for consumer to locate the horn button. nlm
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 The Horn Experiencing Failure. *yc
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Horn Takes Excessive Effort To activate and is hard to find. nlm
FORD E 150 1999 Consumer Has To Use Excessive effort to activate horn, due to design.
FORD RANGER 9999 Horn Fell Off The Steering column.
FORD TEMPO 1993 Horn Failed.
FORD EXPEDITION 1998 Horn Is Difficult To Honk and can only be activated in two spots due to design.
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 High Beam Switch/horn Button, and transfer case failed.
FORD SCHOOL BUS 1995 Due To Design Of Horn (no relays installed) horns become inoperative after several years, installation of a relay has remedied failures.
FORD EXPLORER 1993 Horn Worn Out Two Times.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Design/location Of The Horn Button causes difficulty accessing horn in emergency situations.