LINCOLN NAVIGATOR 2012: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : LINCOLN Model : NAVIGATOR Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-08-26 - 2012-02-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V248000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-09-16 Date Received by ODI: 2016-04-27 Date Added to Database: 2016-04-27
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 16S19
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 153581
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Ford F-150 trucks, 2012 Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator, and Ford Mustang vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with an automatic transmission that may unexpectedly downshift to first gear, regardless of vehicle speed.
Consequence:
      An unexpected downshift into first gear can cause the vehicle to slow down suddenly without warning and the rear tires may slide or lock, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module with updated software, free of charge. The recall began on September 19, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S19.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.