Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 FORD TAURUS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 87V017000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: TAURUS

Year: 1986

Component:
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19860801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19870101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 28000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19870217

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19870219

Date Added To File: 19870302

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ROAD SALT INDUCED EROSION OF THE WIPER MOTOR CONDUCTOR STRIPS COULD CAUSE LOCALIZED THERMAL STRESS WITHIN THE GLASS.

Consequence Summary:
GLASS COULD FRACTURE WHILE STATION WAGON IS BEING DRIVENOR PARKED, CREATING A RISK OF INJURY TO OCCUPANTS OR SUDDEN DISTRACTION TO THEDRIVER.

Corrective Action:
APPLY SEALANT TO CONDUCTOR STRIPS AND PROTECTIVE TAPE TO LOWER BACKLITES.