Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1987 FORD ESCORT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V170000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ESCORT

Year: 1987

Component:
SEATS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19840701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19870801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1375500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19891113

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19891013

Date Added To File: 19891025

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE FORWARD OUTBOARD PEDESTAL OF THE SEAT TRACK OF DRIVER’S SEAT MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FATIGUE FRACTURE.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN A LIMITED DEGREE OF ROCKING MOTIONOF THE DRIVERS SEAT ASSEMBLY UPON ACCELERATION OR DECELERATION, WHICH COULDCAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL A REINFORCEMENT ON ALL MODELS AND A NEW SEAT TRACK AS NECESSARY