Auto Defects

Lincoln Town Car

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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Lincoln Mark

November 1999

Dear Ford Owner:

Thank you for contacting the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) about your 1985-97 Ford Thunderbird, Mercury Cougar or Lincoln Mark which are built on the same platform and share common features. After 1997 Ford killed off the T-bird/Mark and replaced the Cougar with a car built on the same platform as the Ford Contour and Mercury Mystique. The T-bird in its dying days little resembled the legendary '55 T-bird and may come back in 2001.

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Lincoln Continental

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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Isuzu – All Models

February 2001

Dear Isuzu Owner:

Thank you for contacting the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) about your Isuzu. CAS has received numerous complaints from consumers on cracked engine heads, leaking head gaskets, premature rear brake wear, peeling paint, corroded door hinges, chronic stalling, stripped lug nuts and electrical fires.

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Hyundai – All Models

January 2000

Dear Hyundai Owner:

Thank you for contacting the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) about your Hyundai Excel, Sonata, Elantra, Accent, Scoupe or Tiburon.

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Honda – All Models

January 2001

Dear Honda Owner:

Thank you for contacting the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) about your Honda. Although Honda has high customer satisfaction ratings, they still have problems including sudden acceleration, defective seat belts, excess tire wear, brakes, and air conditioner mold. When Honda makes mistakes, it hates to admit them as seen by Federal fines for failing to recall seat belts sooner and violating emission rules.

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GMC Sonoma

January 2001

Dear Consumer:

Thank you for contacting the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) about your Chevrolet S-series pickup, Sonoma or S10 Blazer, GMC S15 Jimmy, and Oldsmobile Bravada. CAS has received numerous complaints from consumers on ABS failure, electrical problems, overall integrity and peeling paint.

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