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Recalls - 1991 MERCURY CAPRI

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

Recall Number

91V009000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE RUBBER TUBE THAT CONNECTS THE TRANSMISSION TO THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER (IN THE RADIATOR) MAY DISCONNECT CAUSING DISCHARGE OF FLUID.

Defect Consequence

DISCHARGED TRANSMISSION FLUID MAY STRIKE THE EXHAUSTMANIFOLD OR THE EXHAUST PIPE AND RESULT IN A FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

INSTALL REVISED LINE AND CLAMPS TO IMPROVE LINE RETENTION TO THE TRANSMISSION.

Notes

SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.


Component Description

AIR BAGS

Recall Number

92V080000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE AIR BAG MODULES DO NOT MEET THE FORD SPECIFICATIONS FOR HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURE PERFORMANCE.

Defect Consequence

AT HIGH AMBIENT INTERIOR VEHICLE TEMPERATURES ABOVE140 DEGREES, THE AIR BAG MAY TEAR AND MALFUNCTION UPON DEPLOYMENT.

Defect Corrective Action

REPLACE THE AIR BAG MODULES WITH MODULES THAT MEET SPECIFICATIONS.

Notes

SYSTEM: AIR BAGS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED IN AUSTRALIA.


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