Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 FORD CROWN VICTORIA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V194000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: CROWN VICTORIA

Year: 1993

Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19920801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19940701

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 57000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19951122

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19951011

Date Added To File: 19951018

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE FRONT UPPER CONTROL ARMS TO THE FRAME MOUNTING BRACKETS CAN LOOSEN AND FRACTURE AT ONE OF THE BOLT HOLES CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL NEGATIVE CAMBER AND STEERING PULL TO THE AFFECTED SIDE.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE DRIVER’S SIDE BRACKET FRACTURED AT BOTH BOLT HOLES, THE STEERING CONTROL ARM CAN CONTACT THE STEERING COLUMN SHAFT AND RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TORQUE LEVELS OF THE FOUR UPPER CONTROL ARM MOUNTING BOLTS, AND IF ANY ARE LOOSE, THE BRACKETS WILL BE INSPECTED FOR DAMAGE. IF DAMAGE IS PRESENT, IT WILL BE REPAIRED.