Vehicle Description: Passenger vehicles.
Description of Defect: The headlights can flash intermittently as a result of a circuit breaker opening. The vehicle's headlights can go out for brief intervals.
Consequence of Defect: Loss of headlights can affect a driver's ability to navigate the roadway and reduce the visibility of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Action: Dealers will install a headlight switch that incorporates a circuit breaker of revised design and installation of a wiring harness connector and wiring, if needed.
Owner Notification: Owner notification is expected to begin by April 15, 1998.
Note: Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized
dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.