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Ford Make Overview

Passenger Cars

Ford Contour Overview
2000 - 1995 (used)
Ford Crown Victoria Overview
2011 - 1955 (used)
1954 Ford Customline Overview
1954 (announced)
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Ford Escort Overview
2003 - 1968 (used)
Ford Five Hundred Overview
2007 - 2005 (used)
Ford Thunderbird Overview
2005 - 1955 (used)

SUV/Crossovers

Ford Bronco Overview
1996 - 1966 (used)
Ford Escape Hybrid Overview
2012 - 2005 (used)
Ford Excursion Overview
2005 - 2000 (used)
Ford Explorer Sport Overview
2003 - 2001 (used)
Ford Explorer Sport Trac Overview
2010 - 2001 (used)
Ford Freestyle Overview
2007 - 2005 (used)
Ford Taurus X Overview
2009 - 2008 (used)

Vans/Minivans

Ford E-150 Overview
2007 - 1981 (used)
Ford E-250 Overview
2007 - 1990 (used)
Ford E-350 Overview
2007 - 1990 (used)
Ford Econoline Cargo Overview
2007 - 1999 (used)
Ford Econoline Wagon Overview
2007 - 1999 (used)
Ford Windstar Overview
2003 - 1995 (used)

Pickup Trucks

Ford Questions

tcp289
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Won't Shift Into Drive

My Son's "65" Mustang has a newly rebuilt motor and a dated freshened auto (289/c4). The car has sat for approx 12 years, but the trans was freshened prior to the long period of sitting. Fluid is br...

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plehmann
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Ignition Switch Problems For A Ford Ranger 1988

went to start it n when i turned key it turned all the way with no tention in it

2 views with 1 answer (last answer about an hour ago)
Ronald Mayfield
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1999 Explorer Won't Start After Replacing Battery Need To Know Procedure To...

Replaced battery and theft light flashes

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 hours ago)
A Facebook user
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Ford Windstar Van Oil Pan Blew Off When I Went To Start

I turn the key and BANG! Big explosion noise in the FRONT end. NOT A BACKFIRE. all myoil leaked out. Now there is a big tear in my oil pan. Has anybody ever heard of such a thing?? Could ether or o...

1,239 views with 9 answers (last answer 6 hours ago)
Wendra Rook
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Why Is The Power Steering In My 2000 Ford Windstar Grey Again After I Just ...

how do i check what the problem is?

16 views with 5 answers (last answer 6 hours ago)

Older Ford Models

Ford Aerostar Ford Anglia Ford Aspire
Ford Bantam Ford Bronco II Ford Capri
Ford Classic Ford Contour SVT Ford Corsair
Ford Cortina Ford Cougar Ford Country Squire
Ford Courier Ford Crestline Ford Custom
Ford EA Falcon Ford EL Falcon Ford EXP
Ford Econoline Pickup Ford Elite Ford Endeavour
Ford F-100 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning Ford F-550 Super Duty
Ford Fairlane Ford Fairmont Ford Falcon
Ford Festiva Ford Focus SVT Ford GT
Ford GT40 Ford Galaxie Ford Galaxy
Ford Granada Ford Ka Ford Kuga
Ford LTD Ford LTD Crown Victoria Ford Laser
Ford Maverick Ford Model 48 Ford Model A
Ford Model B Ford Model T Ford Mondeo
Ford Orion Ford Pinto Ford Popular
Ford Probe Ford Puma Ford RS200
Ford Ranchero Ford S-MAX Ford Sapphire
Ford Scorpio Ford Sierra Ford Taunus
Ford Telstar Ford Tempo Ford Territory
Ford Torino Ford Transit Connect Electric Ford Victoria
Ford Windstar Cargo Ford Zephyr

Ford History

One of the earliest manufacturers, Ford invented the mass-produced, assembly-line factory for cars.  Over the years the company has put out some of America's favorite classic cars, such as the sporty Ford Mustang and the Ford Thunderbird.  (Ford has also created some of the automotive world's most notable disasters, including the Edsel and the Pinto.)

Based in Dearborn, Michigan, the Ford Motor Company is a pillar of the US corporate community. Despite recent money woes and scattered layoffs, Ford continues to turn out some of the market's most popular products.  Ford's pickup trucks, especially the sales juggernaut F-150 line, are ubiquitous on farms and ranches across the US and Canada.  

In the late 1990s, Ford put a lot of its eggs into the 'bigger is better' basket, upsizing its truck lines and creating several SUV models.  The recent climb in gas prices and resulting contraction of the sport-utility vehicle market has been a tough pill for Ford to swallow.

Ford is something of a player on the international scene as well, with a 10% share of the European market.  Some of the popular fuel-efficient compacts marketed in Europe may be just the ticket to bail Ford out of its current woes.  And the company's acquisition of Jaguar (in 1989) and Volvo (in 1999) may be part of a long-term global strategy.

Ford's come a long way since founder Henry Ford marketed the Model T through the Sears Catalog, announcing that 'you could have any color you wanted, as long as it was black!'

In late 2006, Bill Ford announced that Alan Mulally would be taking over the role of CEO and President of Ford Motor Company; Bill Ford remains in the role of Executive Chairman.  

Mulally brings some important experience to Ford: as president and CEO of Boeing's Commercial Airplanes Division from 1998 to 2006, he engineered a dramatic corporate turnaround for the aeronautics giant.  Let's see whether Mulally's magic works for Ford as well!