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Fore Freestar Recall, Mercury Monterey Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
FORD FREESTAR 2004-2005
MERCURY MONTEREY 2004-2005
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANYMfr's Report Date: JAN 04, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V006000 NHTSA Action Number: EA09016
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
Potential Number of Units Affected: 205,896
Summary:
 FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004 AND 2005 FORD FREESTAR AND MERCURY MONTEREY VEHICLES. THE TORQUE CONVERTER OUTPUT SHAFT MAY FAIL.
Consequence:
 THIS CONDITION RESULTS IN A SUDDEN LOSS OF MOTIVE POWER WITH NO WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TORQUE CONVERTER
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