I wrote earlier this year about my hairy ride home at night without working headlights in the Grand Marquis. Have you ever tried driving at night without headlights? Of course not voluntarily. And highly not recommended. I do mean highly - not - recommended. Read my Grand Marquis experience here. A quick internet search revealed a long history of Grand Marquis and Crown Victoria owners with headlight failure due to a faulty LCM (Lighting Control Module.) The car forums were chock full of … [Read more...] about Ford Recalls Grand Marquis With Headlight Failure Finally!
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If it feels like everyday a different auto or auto part is recalled, perhaps it is true. Well almost true, certainly we have the daily reports of either a recall or the progress of a recall or the sentiment of ... why hasn't this auto been recalled? I recently checked in with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) on the status of my complaint due to non working headlights. (Hey, who needs headlights to drive?!) Recalls do seem epidemic of late... Current Large … [Read more...] about What “Up” With The Recalls And Auto Companies?
I drove home in the dark last night. In fact, I actually drove home in a Grand Marquis without working headlights last night. I don't recommend it. Discovering your headlights do not work - at night- is not the way to start the drive home in a happy frame of mind. I should add before anyone is worried I actually drove without headlights, I did find a way to jury rig a system. I discovered the high beam lights worked, the headlights did not. So by pressing and holding the flash to pass … [Read more...] about No Ford Recall For Grand Marquis Headlight Failure