After years of reported cases of vehicles catching fire, Ford has recalled 3.6 cars, SUVs, Mini Vans and Trucks due to problems with the speed control deactivation switch. According to Ford’s website:
“Ford is taking this action to address continued customer concerns about the potential for fires in their vehicles. We cannot be confident in the long term durability of the speed control deactivation switches.”
This recall includes more than a dozen different models produced between 1992-2003.
What to do if you have a recalled ford vehicle (see chart of recalls below):
Take your vehicle into a Ford or Lincoln/Mercury dealership where the mechanics will provide a free inspection of the speed control deactivation switch and, if needed, will either fix or replace the switch.