Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1996 FORD MUSTANG

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E025000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: MUSTANG

Year: 1996

Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturers Involved: POLI-AUTO, INC.

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: E

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1450

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060502

Recall Initiator: OVSC

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20060321

Date Added To File: 20060321

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN POLI-AUTO COMBINATION HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES, P/NOS. 11-728, 11-728D, 11-710, 11-419, 11-713, 11-703, 11-704, 11-708P, 11-735, 11-725, 11-726, 11-716 (P&C), 11-721-1, 11-733, 11-729, 11-730, AND 11-732, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”

Consequence Summary:
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action:
POLI-AUTO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE HEADLAMPS AT ITS ORIGINAL PURCHASE PRICE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT POLI-AUTO AT 305-477-1356.