Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 FORD AEROSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 88V145000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: AEROSTAR

Year: 1986

Component:
SEATS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19860701

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 90000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19881013

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19880902

Date Added To File: 19880909

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
WIRING FOR THE POWER LUMBAR SEAT SYSTEM WAS ROUTED DIRECTLY BENEATH THE SEAT CUSHION SPRINGS AND MAY BE ABRADED BY THE SPRINGS.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT WHICH MAY CREATESUFFICIENT HEAT TO START A FIRE IN THE SEAT CUSHION PAD AND/OR TRIM COVER.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL A FUSE WITHIN THE POWER LUMBAR ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT.