This after the United Auto Workers failed to meet a midnight "Detroit-time" contract deadline with the "big three" automakers.
The plant is located at 555 South 129th East Avenue.
A tentative agreement was reached with DaimlerChrysler. General Motors and Ford haven't agreed to anything yet. Negotiations have been going on since mid-July over wages, jobs, health care and pensions.
Ford has not had a walkout since 1976.