Few People Repairing Recalled Windstars

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The government is urging owners of recalled Ford Motor Co. minivans to get their vehicles fixed.
About 575,000 Ford Windstar minivans from the 1998 to 2003 model years were recalled in August over concerns that the rear axles could corrode and potentially break.
The recalled vehicles were sold or registered in regions where heavy use of road salt can cause more corrosion. That includes Canada, New England, the Mid-Atlantic states and the Great Lakes region.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said only about 75,000 of the minivans had been fixed by the recall, leaving a large number of vehicles still to be repaired.
Typically, 70 percent of recalled vehicles get fixed in 18 months.

WILX.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. Comments may take up to 24 hours or longer to appear on the site.

See full commenting rules...
powered by Disqus
WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 108716694 - wilx.com/a?a=108716694
Gray Television, Inc.