Ford Recalls 3.6 Million Vehicles

Representing Orlando, Tampa, Miami and Nearby Areas of Florida

On Friday, Ford Motor Company announced a recall of about 3.6 million passenger cars, trucks, vans and suv’s due to defects in cruise control switches that has led to previous recalls related to fires. Ford says it was responding to safety concerns of its customers and questions about the speed control deactivation switch in the vehicles. Ford had previously recalled 6 million vehicles in 2005 due to fires linked to the cruise control systems.

Owners with questions about the recall and whether their vehicles are involved can call Ford at (888) 222-2751. In addition, Ford says it will start calling customers on August 13, 2007. The recall involves Ranger pickups, Lincoln Town Cars, Crown Victorias, Ford Explorer models, some F-series trucks, and several other Ford models.