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FORD BRONCO II 1988 Noticed Burning Smell In Vehicle, has replaced battery 3 times. *ak
FORD F150 1986 Consumer Was Driving And The truck caught on fire . tt

FORD CONTOUR 1995 When Driving And Hit A pool of water the battery light comes on and lost all power . tt
FORD EXPLORER 1995 Battery Leaked Acid And Caused damage to the engine compartment components. tt
FORD EXPLORER 1992 Battery Leaked Acid Through The vent holes corroding the cables. *ak
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1989 Battery Failed Two Times, at 28k, 56k miles. tt
FORD ESCORT 1993 Battery Failure. *ak
FORD ESCORT 1990 Battery Failures, Resulting In intermittent stalling. *ak
FORD TEMPO 1987 Replaced Battery. *ak
FORD RANGER 1997 At The Speed Of 25mph suddenly heard a noise and lost total control of steering wheel. managed to merge suddenly to right
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 Interior Lights In Passenger's compartment remain illuminated. consumer stated that battery had to be disconnected. dealer has yet to be contacted.
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 While Driving Vehicle Stalls. when vehicle shuts off, engine check and battery lights come on.*ak
FORD TAURUS 1993 Vehicle Parked. Was Trying to jump start vehicle with a jumper kit from k mart when battery exploded in owner's face. cracked
FORD TAURUS 1990 Vehicle Stalls On Highway and while pulling away from a stop. engine check and battery lights come on as a warning signs.
FORD CONTOUR 1996 Vehicle Had No Power Causing consumer to purchase a new battery. vehicle wouldn't work with new battery because consumer noticed
FORD ESCORT 1999 Vehicle Has Stalled 5 Times, at any speed. dealer has replaced alternator 4 times/ starter, and battery once. cannot remedy.
FORD ESCORT 1999 Motor Died At A Traffic light. consumer had car towed to dealer. dealer stated that it was alternator. consumer
FORD CONTOUR 1996 Would Be Driving When All lights in vehicle would go out, and then vehicle would stall. alternator failed to charge battery.
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Power Sliding Door Would Intermittently open while driving, or will not open when needed; vehicle been in the dealer shop on six occasions,
FORD MUSTANG 1992 Fire Broke Out Under hood of vehicle. fire department informed consumer that it was an electrical fire. consumer was
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 Consumer Has Experienced Several Problems with the transmission, dealer has replaced it once, however problems continue, consumer has filed for a request
FORD MUSTANG 1993 Batery Light Comes On, then vehicle overheats and catches on fire. plug goes into alternator. took to dealer, and they
FORD RANGER 2000 Vehicle Shutdown While Driving At hwy speed of 55 mph. towed to dealer, and informed consumer that problem was due to a
FORD EXPLORER 1997 Battery Exploded While Vehicle was idling. no fire or injuries. *ak
FORD F350 1992 Shortly After Changing Battery a fire ignited in dash area, cause unknown. please give any futher details.*ak
FORD MUSTANG GT 1999 Battery Was Charging Because amp was draining the battery. vehicle would have to be jumped. dealer replaced amp, and
FORD F 150 1997 Ongoing Problem With Cargo Lights and courtesy lights remaining on intermittently or staying on for 45 minutes or more, also, ignition
FORD TEMPO 1986 Battery Was Defective. There were three batteries tested from pep boys. *ak
FORD TAURUS 1997 Consumer Was Traveling About 15mph and ran over a puddle of water, and fronts wheels locked up. there was a
FORD TAURUS 1996 When Driving Consumer Noticed Vehicle overheated due to a leak within the engine compartment. also, a problem with battery draining out,
FORD ESCORT 1989 While Driving For About 15 minutes consumer started smelling smoke, and 5 minutes later, saw fire coming from the under the
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 Upon Starting Vehicle Consumer Noticed smoke coming from the steering column. consumer contacted the dealer, dealer replaced the electrical wiring harness. also,
FORD FOCUS 2000 Attempted To Start Vehicle in parking lot and it started sputtering and shaking. engine check light/ oil light and battery light
FORD CONTOUR 1996 Battery Not Able To Hold the current. also, headlights and interior lights are not working. *ak
FORD TAURUS 1993 While Driving 30-40 Mph Had a direct frontal impact, and driver's and passenger's airbags did not deploy, which did not protect the occupant
FORD F150 1992 While Driving Battery Light Came on. owner pulled over and opened the hood, and flames were coming from it due to alternator
FORD MUSTANG 1992 While Driving Battery Exploded And whole vehicle caught on fire. dealer has vehicle now. *ak
FORD CONTOUR 1996 The Fuse Keeps Blowing Out. this causes the air conditioner not work. took to dealer. vehicle failed to start & needed
FORD CONTOUR 1997 There Is A Short within the battery, and the consumer has to get someone to give her a jump. also,
FORD ESCORT 1997 While Sitting At A Light vehicle shut down, and engine check light came on. vehicle shut completely down due to
FORD AEROSTAR 1995 Upon Getting Into Vehicle and starting vehicle up, battery blew up. *ak
FORD AEROMAX 1995 Consumer Was Starting Vehicle up when battery blew out. *ak
FORD CONTOUR 1994 Manufacturered Battery That Is In this vehicle is the wrong one according to the manual. dealer has been contacted. *ak
FORD TAURUS 1988 Dealer Put Wrong Battery, and battery exploded and left a bad odor. *ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 When Applying Brake Pedal Became stiff and the vehicle did not stop or slow down. has happened 5 times, once resulting in a
FORD F 150 1997 Consumer States The Battery Drainage continues to occur. battery was replaced and incident has occurred approximately four times. dealer contacted and cannot remedy
FORD CONTOUR 1995 Consumer Has Been Experiencing Problems with steering and brakes. during inclement weather power steering goes out and the power brakes
FORD CONTOUR 1995 Vehicle Was Having Problem With the battery. also, the wire that is attached to the hood release came apart. contacted
FORD TAURUS 1991 The Consumer Has Been Experiencing problems with the computer system. while driving vehicle started smoking, and computer system shut down.
FORD RANGER 1998 While Driving The Vehicle Will stall unexpectedly (all power will go out) which almost could result in an accident. cause unknown.
FORD PROBE 1994 Battery Losing Charge Frequently. vehicle idled 15 minutes before jumpers were placed on it. smoke was coming from fuse box underneath. flames
FORD EXPLORER 1996 Fire Burned Center Of Console, when battery was disconnected fire went out. *ak
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1993 Owner Has Recall Notice For ignition switch , he states that his vehicle has a bad electrical problem; also,
FORD TAURUS 1988 Ignition Switch Stuck In Engaged position, burning out wires. on another occasion vehicle refused to shut off with key out of ignition.
FORD E SERIES 1987 After A Rainy Storm And strong gusty winds vehicle caught on fire; also, battery drained overnight and buzzer rang through speaker upon
FORD F 150 1994 Vehicle Was Driven And Parked, when started battery exploded. *ak
FORD FOCUS 2001 Consumer Stated The Battery Light indicator illuminated, just as stated under recall#02v288000, however dealer would not repair because the vin was not
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 While Driving, Speedometer Stayed at zero. consumer states all the console lights started to flash on and off. the next
FORD FOCUS 2000 Consumer Stated There Was Excessive corrosion on the positive terminal of battery. consumer had to clean terminal monthly. ts *tt
FORD FOCUS 2000 Consumer Stated There Was Excessive corrosion on the positive terminal of battery. consumer hads to clean terminal monthly. consumer
FORD ESCORT 1992 Ignition Switch Failure, Causing an electrical short in battery. *ak consumer states the switch shorted causing it to melt like
FORD ASPIRE 1997 Consumer States Of Having Problems with the rims on her vehicle. dealer was contacted. mr. consumer was
FORD FOCUS 2000 Consumer States That The Some wires melted on the battery causing the car to start. mr
FORD RANGER 1991 Consumer Stated That A Battery exploded, and vehicle caught fire. consumer states this was very dangerous. manufacture of battery
FORD WINDSTAR 2000 Transmission Will Downshift Very Roughly, driver gets thrown forward. dealer cannot find cause.*ak the transmission was down shifting with a terrible
FORD E150 1991 Had To Replace Three Batteries and four alternators, purchased truck new . .*ak
FORD FOCUS 2000 After Parking Vehicleovernight Next Morning it would not start. after getting vehicle started consumertook it to dealer, and was told
FORD FOCUS 2000 While Driving At Any Speed batteries will die, then engine will start again without turning ignition.*ak
FORD RANGER 2000 While Changing Oil Consumer Saw battery acid on ground, battery had to be replaced.*ak
FORD RANGER 1988 Started To Stay On With key out of ignition. this caused the battery cable installation to melt.*ak
FORD TAURUS 1998 Rotor Service On Front End of vehicle once every year for the last two years. dealer has been notified, however unable to remedy
FORD WINDSTAR 1996 Engine Check Light Remains On constantly, vehicle has been checked by dealer several times, but consumer was advised light was not reading a
FORD CONTOUR 1995 During Vehicle Operation In Wet conditions only, loss of power steering is experienced and the battery light comes on.*ak
FORD EXPLORER 1999 Vehicle Had 4 Electrical System failures. the battery was replaced four times under warranty. also when the vehicle is hot,
FORD TAURUS 1994 On Two Occasions While Driving long distance, vehicle would cut off at highway speed of 55-65 mph. vehicle was inspected by a repair
FORD FOCUS 2000 Engine Stalled At 30 To 35 mph. vehicle was towed to a mechanic, and mechanic stated that battery was defective.
FORD CONTOUR 1996 Engine Check Light And Battery light illuminates.took vehicle to dealer, and had electrical problem; repaired but problem still exists.*ak
FORD AEROSTAR 1989 Truck Was Off Went To start it and battery exploded. *ak consumer states vehicle was parked for about 30 minutes before starting it
FORD EXPLORER 1994 All The Restraint Safety Belts do not lock between movements. has contacted manufacturer. manufacturer indicated that there was no coverage because over
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1999 Battery Light Comes On Intermittently and stays on for a long period of time, which leads to a shutdown while driving, vehicle been
FORD ESCORT 1997 An Electrical Short Circuit Is occurring within vehicle which is causing vehicle battery to completely lose power. *ak consumer states radio caused battery
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1994 Premature Wear Of Front Brake rotors and pads. also, replaced 2 alternators/four batteries/burned out brake light socket/wiring/transmission. also battery gauge jumps all
FORD EXPLORER 1993 Battery/manifold Absolute Pressure (map) Sensor/radius arm bushing/hydraulic lift cylinders (rear door) and driver's side mirror failed.
FORD F 150 1995 Fuel Pump/heater Core/driveshaft/battery/fuel Gauge/fuel Lines/seat spring/headlights and front wheel hubs failed.
FORD FOCUS 2000 The Battery Cable (part #14301) shorted out, causing the car not to start as well as other minor electrical issues. i found
FORD ESCAPE 2001 I Purchased This Ford Escape in march 2001 and have had nothing but problems with it since. on march 26 2001, two
FORD FOCUS 2000 On 2 Occasions In Last week vehicle completely stopped without any warning while driving in heavy rush hour traffic. all electric systems failed.
FORD FOCUS 2000 Vehicle Stalled Twice, Then engine caught fire in battery area. please note that i live in canada, and site does not
FORD FOCUS 2000 Many, Many Problems And defects with this car...all problems have been replaced more than twice and still faulty. no safety
FORD ESCAPE 2001 Vehicle Has On 2 Occasions shut off while driving. without warning, the engine, battery, and oil lights come on at the
FORD FOCUS 2000 No Summary Listed For Above vehicle. *ak
FORD TAURUS 1998 After Sitting For 3 Days the battery is dead, vehicle has been to 2 dealers, one dealer replaced a module and it still
FORD RANGER 2001 The Tires Have Been A problem ever since i bought the car. i have asked the dealer to replace them to no evail.
FORD WINDSTAR 1995 Before Freedom Ford Replaced Our engine, we were having electrical problems which we reported and they could not find the problem to why the
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1999 I Had Problems With The "battery" light. it would come on and stay on. the car was retruned to the dealer
FORD F 150 1997 My Airbag Light Keep On flashing after the battery was replace due to bad battery. shouldn't not have to take the truck to
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1984 Engine Stalls! Car Has a new alternater and battery because i kept running down the battery trying to start it. it has
FORD ESCAPE 2002 2002 Escape Stalled While Coasting 35-40 mph down-hill. engine, battery and oil lights illuminated on dash. loss of power steering and
FORD FOCUS 2000 On 9/5/01 Electricial System: battery/ ignition coil assembly had to be remove and install,sparks plugs replace,ignition wires repaired
FORD MUSTANG 1998 Alternator Failed At 50.000 & fried the battery also cost 275.00 with labor want reinbustment for the parts & labor this
FORD FORD TRUCK AND VAN 1989 Bought Used, Replaced Engine, replaced starter,battery,alternator, & wiring on this vehicle 3 times in 2 years and still having the
FORD EXPLORER 1998 It Started With The Rear driver window intermittently not working. then the lock drop down inside door making the door unable to unlock and
FORD EXPLORER 1992 I Am Concerned About The number of electrical problems i have had since i purchased my explorer. since november of 1992, i have
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1994 The Following Items Have Prematurely failed causing replacement: rotors, oil pressure gauge and sending unit, thermostat & gasket, instrument panel, power
FORD WINDSTAR 2000 When I First Purchased My vehicle, the battery was dead and had to be jump-started. after that, on a regular basis,
FORD TAURUS 1996 My Battery Has Run Down due to the interior light problem. *ak
FORD TAURUS 1993 Battery Failed Causing Vehicle Not to start. nlm
FORD TEMPO 1993 Fan Motor Over Heats, makes a sound like something electrical is shorting out and smokes. has completely stopped working. we
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1983 No Summary Listed For Above vehicle. *ak
FORD CONTOUR 1996 Whenever I Turn On The heater, a/c, defrost, or fan my abs light turns on and my brakes are spongy. i
FORD ESCORT 1990 I Have Gone Through 14 alternators and 6 battries since i drove it off the showroom floor in the fall of 1990! rusty eck
FORD CONTOUR 1995 The Problems That I Have encountered have happened more than 10 times within 2 months. i have had the vehicle in 3 well known
FORD FOCUS 2000 On Four Occasions Since Purchare vehicle completely stopped with dashboard lights flashing while driving in traffic. dealer replaced the battery, the
FORD CONTOUR 1996 My Car Was In The shop 5 times in one month - all electrical problems. alternator, battery, starter, wiring harness,
FORD CONTOUR 1996 There Are Too Many Problems with our car to write down. please contact us.
FORD CONTOUR 1999 Since 12-15-99 I Had Cougar in service 3 times for water leak/ 2 times shift lock ,locked down because of brake light failure have
FORD EXPLORER 1994 My Teenage Son Drives The ford explorer, i do not feel that this sports utility is safe.
FORD ASPIRE 1997 Have Had Recent Oil Leak and as of 08/24/00 white smoke blowing out of exhaust engine light continues on.. i have had
FORD BRONCO II 1989 The Battery Is Located In the engine compartment on the passenger side of the vehicle. the battery is held in place by a
FORD AEROSTAR 1997 Intermittent Discharge Of Battery, contact dealer cant find proplem, ford have 3 service bulletins out on problem,happens on vehicles build before certain
FORD EXPLORER 1997 I Was Just Wondering Why dreager ford did not tell me of the recalls (i saw from your website) when i took my vehicle in
FORD TAURUS 1998 Intermittent Battery Discharge... battery replaced 3 times in the last year...unsatisfactory fuel economy -only 9 mph. *ak
FORD TAURUS 1997 Door Ajar Light On Dash stays on. sometimes ocasionally it goes off, interior lights won't go off because of it, resulting in
FORD CONTOUR 1996 Occasionally, When The Vehicle rolls through a puddle, the steering will fail and the battery light will appear, with the engine almost
FORD F 150 1997 Starting On 01-09-98 And Continuing only in the winter months, my vehicle has failed to start. in all instances the vehicle has
FORD TAURUS 1997 In Less Than Two Years of ownership with this car, my battery has blown twice. i go to start the car and
FORD WINDSTAR 2000 No Summary Listed For Above vehicle. *ak
FORD TAURUS 1996 First Incident Driving Under Wet roads every time the vehicle ran a puddle of water the car stalls battery light comes on, very little
FORD CONTOUR 1996 Have Had Numerous Problems: interior/brake lights failed to light. replaced switch twice. fuel filler door will not open with latch
FORD TAURUS 1991 No Summary
FORD TAURUS 1995 No Summary
FORD WINDSTAR 1995 I Have Spent $2,650. 00 on this van.it is still a death trap. no safety defect listed in summary.
FORD CONTOUR 1997 Vehicle In Number Of Times for power assist going out when driving in rain or water. 2/99 acceleration lost while driving vehicle in
FORD ESCORT 1989 Multi-purpose Switch Failed, Causing the headlights and signal switch to become inoperative, replaced multi-purpose switch 9 times. this represents a
FORD FOCUS 2000 The Insured Noticed That The check light had illuminated, once the hood of the vehicle was opened there was a noise and then smoke
FORD FOCUS 2000 Vehicle Expereinced An Engine Fire that was caused by battery acid that leaked onto the wires which caused an electrical short.*jb(claim#43-r793-314)
FORD TAURUS 1997 Battery.
FORD TAURUS 1997 Battery Failed. Yh
FORD EXPLORER 1998 Battery Failed. Yh
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 The Negative Battery Cable Cover is broken and replaced.
FORD TAURUS 1997 Battery Failure. *yc
FORD EXPLORER 1998 On Two Occasions Vehicle Stopped running while driving, due to battery failure. on another occasion the vehicle stopped running due to a short
FORD TAURUS 1995 Battery Failed. Yh
FORD MUSTANG 1996 Battery Failed.
FORD F 150 1996 Battery Failed.
FORD TAURUS 1996 Battery Failed.
FORD EXPLORER 1996 Battery Leaked Acid On To evaporation valve and caused corrosion.
FORD ESCORT 1996 Battery Failed.
FORD TAURUS 1992 Battery Replaced.
FORD TAURUS 1995 Battery Failed. *dh
FORD MUSTANG 1995 Headlights/battery Failed Due To Electrical problems. *ak
FORD MUSTANG 1995 Battery Failure. *ak
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Consumer Stated The Battery Was replaced.*jb consumer stated that the vehicle had ignition problems. *yh
FORD FOCUS 2000 Consumer Stated The Battery Leaked, and burned the wiring from the battery to the starter, which caused the vehicle to catch on fire.
FORD EXPLORER 1998 The Dealer Installed A New battery and four days later, the battery went dead. *yh
FORD CONTOUR 1997 Alternator And Battery Replaced. *slc
FORD ESCAPE 2001 The Ground Wire Came Off the battery, stranding the driver on the side of the road. nlm
FORD TAURUS 1999 The Alternator Failed And Battery would not hold charge causing the vehicle to overheat, the next day the alternator failed again causing the vehicle
FORD MOTOR HOME 1998 Battery Failed. Nlm
FORD PROBE 1992 Battery Failed. Nlm
FORD TAURUS 1997 Battery Failed Without Warning. nlm
FORD F 150 1997 Battery Failed. *slc
FORD TAURUS 1996 The New Auto Batteries Lack the ampere hour rating making it difficult to recharge properly. yh
FORD EXPLORER 1993 Vehicle Experienced Failure In The service bulletin (94-8-14), however repaired prior to bulletin, repaired starter, battery and cables, battery acid leakage
FORD EXPLORER 1993 Battery System Failed. yh
FORD TAURUS 1991 Battery Failed And Possitive Battery cable shredded and worn out. nlm
FORD RANGER 1998 Batteries Fail Intermittently Causing The consumer to have to get his vehicle jump started or towed on several occasions. nlm
FORD RANGER 1998 Batteries Fails Intermittently Causing The consumer to have to get his vehicle jump started or towed on several occasions. nlm
FORD CONTOUR 1995 Battery Failed. Mjs
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Battery Failed. Mjs
FORD TAURUS 1995 Battery Failed. Mjs
FORD TAURUS 1995 Battery Failed. Mjs
FORD AEROSTAR 1995 Battery Exploded.
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 Battery Failed.
FORD TAURUS 1991 Battery Failed.
FORD ESCORT 1995 Battery Failed.
FORD ESCORT 1995 Battery Failed.
FORD RANGER 1994 Battery Failed.
FORD EXPLORER 1993 Battery Exploded.
FORD EXPLORER 1991 Vehicle Stalls Due To Failure of the battery, alternator and wiring. qcaw
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Radio Failed Constantly. Also battery replaced
FORD EXPLORER 1997 Battery Failed.
FORD RANGER 1995 Electrical System Problems, Causing lights to come on/off, radio malfunctioning and other electrical components.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1994 Battery Failed.
FORD F150 1991 Battery Gauge Reads All The way over to the "n".
FORD CONTOUR 1995 During Wet Weather Power Steering and brakes fail while battery light comes on. in addition, replaced warped front/rear brake rotors. *ak
FORD MUSTANG 1990 Battery Failed Several Times
FORD ASPIRE 1995 Battery Failed.
FORD TAURUS 1992 Battery Failed.
FORD ESCORT 1994 Battery Cracked, Caps Flew off, leaking battery acid.
FORD TAURUS 1987 Battery Failed.
FORD TAURUS 1989 Battery Failed.
FORD TAURUS 1987 Battery Failed.
FORD TAURUS 1994 Battery Failed.
FORD TAURUS 1987 Battery Failed.
FORD ESCORT 1994 Battery Replaced.
FORD MUSTANG 1996 Battery Replaced.
FORD CONTOUR 1995 Battery Light Comes On.
FORD TEMPO 1994 Battery Failed.
FORD ASPIRE 1994 Throttle Postion Sensor Failed, causing vehicle to stall, also replaced distributor/broken window/battery/speedometerand odometer. *ak

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