at these links.
The Guides for Police Vehicle Modifications (Equipment Installation) are available at this link.
Please see the latest communication from Ford, regarding Police Interceptor Utility news reports, at the link below. A video is included with this communication that focuses on proper upfitting and steps Ford is taking to help.
The communication above can also be accessed from a banner on our Police Interceptor homepage at www.fordpoliceinterceptor.com. Additionally, we have a Police Interceptor Utility FAQ that can be accessed from the News section at http://www.fleet.ford.com/ (copy attached for your reference). Please share this information freely and help us to spread the word!
Thank you for being a member of our Ford community, your work as Elite Police Advisory Board members, and all you do to make our communities safer places to live.
Car/Police Marketing Manager
Ford North American Fleet
(313) 32-29998 STYLER12@FORD.COM
Ford Says Carbon Monoxide Exposure in Police Utility the Result of Improper Upfitting
Ford says their inspection of problem vehicles has revealed the problem is holes placed in the bottom of the vehicles during after-market upfitting of police equipment.
Detroit News Article
6 Mass. cops treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after officer crash (August 3)
A total of 10 police department Ford Explorer SUVs with the Interceptor packages tested positive for carbon monoxide and were removed from the fleet
Ford to repair U.S. police vehicles after carbon monoxide concerns
Facing agencies removing Ford Explorers from service and an expanded federal probe into the problem, Ford finally decides to do the right thing and fix the problem. However, they appear to try to lay the blame on after-market modifications. All this while some agencies in Kansas have paid substantial money for repairs that have not fixed the problems.
Feds expand probe into Ford Explorer exhaust fume leaks
I have written before about the exhaust problems many agencies are reporting with the Ford Explorer. The Federal Investigation is expanding as reports are increasing.
Austin to Pull 400 Ford Explorers and PIUs Out of Service
5 things to know about the Ford carbon monoxide hazard
See earlier post at this link.