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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

FORD IS RECALLING 2008 EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN NAVIGATOR

Make / Models :
Model/Build Years:
FORD / EXPEDITION
2008
LINCOLN / NAVIGATOR
2008
Manufacturer : FORD MOTOR COMPANY Mfr's Report Date : APR 08, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V166000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 158
Summary:
 FORD IS RECALLING 158 MY 2008 EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN NAVIGATOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) AND THE LIMO BUILDERS PACKAGE FOR FAILING TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 138, Z"TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEMS." THE TIRE PRESSURE WAS INCREASED FROM 35 PSI TO 40 PSI WITHOUT A COMMENSURATE UPDATE TO THE TPMS CALIBRATIONS.
Consequence:
 THE TPMS INDICATOR LIGHT WILL NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN A TIRE PRESSURE IS IS 25% BELOW THE 40 PSI VALUE STATED ON THE TIRE PLACARD LABEL OCCURS.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL RECONFIGURE THE TPMS THRESHOLDS TO THE APPROPRIATE PRESSURES. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT APRIL 21, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notes:
 FORD RECALL NO. 08C03. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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