Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 FORD FAIRMONT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V272000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: FAIRMONT

Year: 1979

Component:
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19790501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19790501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 56

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19800213

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19791227

Date Added To File: 19800114

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 212

Defect Summary:
WINDSHIELDS MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED ON THESE VEHICLES WITHOUT THE APPLICATION OF A BUTYL PRIMER ON THE MOUNTING SURFACE OF THE GLAZING. THE PRIMER IS REQUIRED TO ENSURE ADEQUATE RETENTION OF THE WINDSHIELD TO ITS OPENING FLANGE. THIS CONSTITUTES A NON-COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 212, “WINDSHIELD MOUNTING”.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL REINSTALL THE WINDSHIELD CORRECTLY WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.