Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1989 FORD TAURUS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V036000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: TAURUS

Year: 1989

Component:
SEATS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19870701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19881001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 278000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910510

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19910304

Date Added To File: 19910313

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE POWER SEAT SWITCH WIRING IS ROUTED OVER RATHER THAN UNDER THE FRONT SEAT SUPPORT BRACE, ALLOWING DAMAGE BY SEAT CUSHION SPRING ENDS WHEN SEAT IS OCCUPIED.

Consequence Summary:
POWER SEAT SWITCH WIRING INSULATION MAY BECOME ABRADED,OR PUNCTURED, AND AN ELECTRICAL SHORT COULD OCCUR THAT COULD RESULT IN A FIREIN THE SEAT CUSHION MATERIAL.

Corrective Action:
REVISE ROUTING OF POWER SEAT WIRING TO PREVENT DAMAGE FROM SEAT CUSHION SPRING CONTACT.