Dept of Consumer Affairs Can Help Californians Facing a Ford Recall
27 October 20001.7-Million Cars Could be Effected
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Concerned Californians can find out if their Ford product is part of a proposed recall with just a click of a mouse. The California Department of Consumer Affairs has a complete list of effected vehicles in the Five Ford Recall Tips For California Consumers. You'll find them on the DCA website at http://www.dca.ca.gov. The proposed recall is aimed at 1.7-million Ford products that could stall when the Thick Film Ignition module overheats. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Michael Ballachey is expected to issue a final ruling on the recall October 27th. "The Department is committed to helping Californians, no matter what kind of consumer problem they face," according to Department of Consumer Affairs Director Kathleen Hamilton. "These Recall Tips will provide valuable information to Californians who own Fords, Lincolns or Mercurys." The Five Ford Recall Tips for California Consumers also include: -- Automotive advice on how to minimize stalling problems associated with the TFI module. -- Helpful phone numbers and websites for consumers to get more information about the TFI modules and the many models under consideration for the recall. The Five Ford Recall Tips for California Consumers are also available on the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Automotive Repair website at http://www.smogcheck.ca.gov. Consumers can also use the site to file automotive repair complaints, or they can file a complaint by dialing the Department's toll-free number, 800-952-5210. "Serving the needs and concerns of the consumer is job one at the Department of Consumer Affairs," according to Hamilton.