Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 FORD ESCORT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V174000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ESCORT

Year: 1990

Component:
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19890801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3300

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19891025

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19891013

Date Added To File: 19891026

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 212

Defect Summary:
SPECIAL PRIMER THAT PROMOTES THE BONDING OF A URETHANE ADHESIVE TO THE GLASS WAS NOT APPLIED TO THE WINDSHIELDS BEFORE INSTALLATION.

Consequence Summary:
OMISSION OF THE PRIMER COULD CAUSE THE WINDSHIELD NOT TOBE PROPERLY ADHERED TO BODY, AND VEHICLE WOULD NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 212.

Corrective Action:
REMOVE AND PROPERLY INSTALL WINDSHIELD USING SPECIAL PRIMER.