The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration thinks perhaps five million vehicles that have been recalled are still on the road.
Ford recalled 12 million vehicles this year over a problem with cruise control. The system had been linked to engine fires. Several owners have had the problem fixed at their Ford dealership. The government thinks millions of other owners have not.
Here is the full list, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration:
1993–2004 Ford F150
1993–1999 Ford F250 (gasoline engine)
1993–1996 Ford Bronco
1994–1996 Ford Econoline
1997–2002 Ford Expedition
1998–2002 Lincoln Navigator
1998–2002 Ford Ranger
1992–1998 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car
1993–1998 Lincoln Mark VIII
1993–1995 Ford Taurus SHO with automatic transmission
1998–2001 Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer
2001–2002 Ford Explorer Sport and Explorer Sport Trac
1992–1993 and 1997–2003 Ford E-150-350 gasoline or natural gas vehicles
2002 Ford E-550 gasoline engine vehicles
1996–2003 Ford E-450 gasoline or natural gas vehicles
1994–2002 Ford F-250 through F-550 super Duty trucks (gasoline engine)
2000–2002 Ford Excursion (gasoline engine)
2003 F250 – F550 Super Duty, Ford Excursion
1995–2002 Ford F53 Motor home chassis
2002–2003 Lincoln Blackwood
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