really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 1
Average Mileage:
39,526 miles

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problem #3

Aug 012011

Thunderbird 8-cyl

  • 92,578 miles
Had the vehicle tuned-up. After a few driven miles the airbag light came on and stays lit. The problem "driver side air bag high resistance" causes "a poor connection where the clockspring connect into the main wiring harness." Cost to replace/repair $681. This is a defect safety product. Ford refused to pay stating, "there is no extended coverage or recalls for this issue." There are not "sufficient consumer complaints" regarding this problem. This is a defective product dealing with a safety issue with Ford refusing to acknowledge as their responsibility.

- Cameron Park, CA, USA

problem #2

Dec 132004

Thunderbird 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 26,000 miles
When the consumer applied the brakes abruptly the vehicle kept going and hit the vehicle in front of him. The air bag did not deploy.

- Wellington, FL, USA

problem #1

Sep 252002


  • miles
Vehicle drifted off the road and hit an object and neither air bag deployed. Driver died from chest injuries.

- Souls, CA, USA