Ford

Ford Escort

January 2001

Dear Escort/Tracer Owner:

Thank you for contacting the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) about your Escort or Tracer. CAS has received numerous complaints from consumers on passive seatbelts, fires, transmission failures, tie rod breakage, premature tire wear, stalling and costly engine damage.

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Ford Crown Victoria

July 2002

Dear Ford Owner:

Thank you for contacting the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) about your Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis or Lincoln Town Car or Continental.

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Ford Contour

January 2001

Dear Contour/Mystique Owner:

Thank you for contacting the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) about your Contour or Mystique. CAS has received complaints from consumers on faulty gauges, air conditioning leaks and mold, difficulty shifting out of Park, water leaks, lurching while in first gear, inoperative gas cap levers, stalling, hard starts and other driveability problems..

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Ford Aerostar

January 2001

Dear Ford Owner:

Thank you for contacting the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) about your Ford Aerostar or Windstar. CAS has received many complaints from consumers concerning peeling paint, ignition switch fires, stalling and brake, transmission and head gasket failures. Ford should drop "star" from Aerostar and Windstar because neither is a star when it comes to quality.

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