Cruise Control Switch Problem Prompts Ford Recall of 3.6 Million Vehicles
DEARBORN, Mich. --- Ford is recalling 3.6 million vehicles to fix a cruise control switch problem that has led to a few reports of fires in Crown Victoria cars.
The recall covers more than a dozen models built from 1992 to 2004. Ford previously recalled nearly 6 million vehicles in January 2005 because of the cruise control problem in trucks, SUVs and vans.
According to AP, the vehicles involved in the recall include the Ford Ranger ('98-'02), Lincoln Town Car ('92-'97), Crown Victoria ('92-'97), Mercury Grand Marquis ('92-'97), Lincoln Mark VIII ('93-'98), Taurus SHO ('93-'95), Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer ('99-'01), Ford Explorer Sport ('01-'02), Ford Explorer Sport Trac ('01-'02), E150-350 vans ('92-'93 and '97-'02), Ford F-Series pickups ('93), Ford Bronco ('93), Mercury Capri ('94), Ford F-150 Lightning ('03-'04) and Ford F53 motor homes ('95-'02).