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Autos / Ford Windstar / Recall #983062

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 21, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) An ABC News exclusive about the recall of Ford Windstar minivans due to hidden problems with the rear axle in some models that could snap presented; scenes shown of a test by federal safety officials in which the axle broke after a "New York Times" article on the Windstar; details given about the slow pace of Ford's response to the axle problem. [Wife and brother of Ford accident victim Justine and Jeff BOWMAN†- describe what happened.] ["New York Times" wheels blog reporter Christopher JENSEN†- wonders how a review was missed.] [Safety Research and Strategies Inc. Sean KANE†- says a tragic death could have been prevented.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Ross, Brian

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