Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1992 FORD TAURUS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V145000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: TAURUS

Year: 1992

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1300

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910816

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19910904

Date Added To File: 19910910

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
MANUFACTURING ERRORS BY THE SUPPLIER OF THE LIFTGATE LATCH MECHANISM MAY CAUSE THE SECONDARY PORTION OF THE LIFTGATE LATCH NOT TO FUNCTION. IF THE LATCH IS NOT IN THE PRIMARY LATCH POSITION, THE LIFTGATE COULD OPEN WITHOUT OPERATOR ACTION.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE LIFTGATE WERE TO OPEN DURING VEHCILE OPERATION,PASSENGERS OR CARGO COULD FALL FROM THE OPEN LIFTGATE.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE MALFUNCTIONING LIFTGATE LATCHES.