Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1992 FORD THUNDERBIRD

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V275000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S30

Make: FORD

Model: THUNDERBIRD

Year: 1992

Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910619

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19930909

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 164731

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19991115

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19991012

Date Added To File: 19991026

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FOG LIGHTS, IN WHICH THE HEADLIGHTS MAY GO OUT FOR VARIOUS INTERVALS AND WHICH MAY BE PRECEDED BY FLICKERING OR BLINKING AS A RESULT OF THE CIRCUIT BREAKER OPENING.

Consequence Summary:
DRIVER’S COULD EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A HEADLIGHT SWITCH WHICH INCORPORATES A CIRCUIT BREAKER OF REVISED DESIGN, AND INSTALL A WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR, IF NEEDED.