Ford is recalling certain 2010-2014 Taurus vehicles along with 2013-2014 Police Interceptor Sedans that are being operated in salt-belt-states due to corrosion in the license plate lamp. When corrosion sets up, it can short-circuit the lamp assembly, causing a fire.
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Ford dealers are replacing the license plate lamp assemblies on all affected vehicles at no charge to owners.
Only vehicles sold in, or currently registered in, salt-belt-states are included in this recall from Ford. Owners will receive letters from Ford, or can call local dealers with the vehicle's VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) to determine if a particular vehicle is involved in this recall.
For more information, call Ford Customer Service at 800-392-3763 or the NHTSA at 888-327-4236, reference Ford recall # 14S08.
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