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FORD ANNOUNCES SERVICE ACTIONS

 FORD ANNOUNCES SERVICE ACTIONS
 DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statements


may be attributed to John P. King, Parts and Service Engineering Office manager, Ford Parts and Service Division.
 Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is voluntarily recalling approximately 86,800 1986-89 Mustang, Capri, Thunderbird, Cougar and Mark VII vehicles, equipped with 2.3-, 3.8-, 5.0-liter engines and built for sale in California, to replace the catalyst assemblies.
 The substrate material in the catalyst may rattle and/or break up during normal customer usage. If this happens, the exhaust emission levels may exceed California standards.
 Dealers are being asked to replace the suspect catalyst assembly with an improved catalyst assembly.
 Owners will be notified by mail and asked to return the vehicles to their dealers to have the work performed at no charge.
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 Ford also is voluntarily recalling approximately 60,300 1988 and 1989 model year Tempo and Topaz vehicles with certain 2.3-liter engines built for sale in California. These vehicles may exceed California emissions standards.
 To correct this condition, dealers are being asked to install a new catalyst assembly.
 Owners will be notified by mail and asked to return the vehicles to their dealers to have the work performed at no charge.
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 /CONTACT: Kathryn Blackwell of Ford, 313-594-2880/
 (F) CO: Ford Motor Company ST: California, Michigan IN: AUT SU:


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