Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 FORD TEMPO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V071000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: TEMPO

Year: 1990

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19870801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19920930

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 7900000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960607

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19960425

Date Added To File: 19960501

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE OVERHEATING, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLY FIRE IN THE STEERING COLUMN AREA OF THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH.