Tell Your Grandpa His Ford Crown Vic Has Been Recalled

Recall

Otherwise he may experience a loss of steering control.

The Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and the Lincoln Town Car may be gone, but they’re surely not forgotten. Just ask any cab driver, police officer or even your own grandfather. The bottom line is that there are millions of these cars still on the road today. The old Panther platform rear-wheel-drive sedans have just been recalled by Ford due to an issue concerning a corrosion-prone steering shaft. Basically, owners could potentially lose steering control, which is definitely not a good thing.

This is an especially big deal for owners who live in areas of the country that receive significant amounts of snowfall every winter. Specifically, 370,000 of the full-sized sedans are involved in this recall, built between 2005 and 2011. Units sold in 22 US states plus the District of Columbia are affected. If you happen to live in Florida or any other warm-weather climate, then you’re all clear. Dealers will replace the lower intermediate steering shaft and perform some additional buffering work to make sure everything’s cool. Free of charge, of course.

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