March 10, 2000
2000 Ford Windstars Recalled
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 2000 Ford Windstar
automobiles, manufactured between August - September, 1999, because these minivans may
have been built with incorrect urethane, resulting in an adhesive bond rather than the
intended molecular bond for the front windshield and rear liftgate glass.
If the bond deteriorates, it could provide less
than the intended level of glass retention in the event of a crash.
Approximately 1,400 vehicles are affected by this
recall. Dealers will replace the windshield and liftgate glass.
Owner notification began in February, 2000. Owners
who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V020/Ford
Recall No. 00S01]
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers March 10,
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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