An overwhelming number of customer complaints and concerns about repair costs of a defective head gasket has created the need for Ford Motor Co. to extend the engine warranties for over 700,000 vehicles to seven years/100,000 miles (162,000 km). The 3.8L V-6 engine was produced for 1994-'95 Ford Tauruses and Mercury Sables, '95 Ford Windstar minivans and '94 Lincoln Continentals. This is the second warranty extension for the same problem. In 1998 Ford upped the industry standard ...

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