Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 FORD CROWN VICTORIA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V024000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: CROWN VICTORIA

Year: 1993

Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19961007

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 125000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19970424

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19970304

Date Added To File: 19970325

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: POLICE AND TAXI VEHICLES. THE HOOD LATCH STRIKER CAN WEAR OR BECOME DETACHED FROM THE HOOD.

Consequence Summary:
EITHER OF THESE CONDITIONS CAN RESULT IN THE HOOD OPENING WITHOUT WARNING WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED IMPAIRING THE DRIVER’S VISIBILITY.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED HOOD LATCH STRIKER (VEHICLES WITH 1992 MODEL HOODS) OR REVISED STRIKER PLATE ATTACHING FASTENERS (VEHICLES WITH 1993-1997 MODEL HOODS).