Recalled Ford Cars May Still Need Repairs, Agency Says

Law360, New York (October 21, 2010, 3:44 PM EDT) -- Federal officials issued a warning Thursday on some 17.5 million Ford Motor Co. vehicles previously recalled for faulty cruise control systems, urging owners or buyers of used vehicles to ensure that the repairs have been done.

Ford has been diligent in notifying vehicle owners affected by the recall, but despite those efforts several million vehicles with a hazardous disconnect switch may still be on the road, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a statement.

Since 1999, approximately 17.5 million Ford vehicles have been involved...
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