Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1996 FORD PROBE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E026000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: PROBE

Year: 1996

Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturers Involved: PRO-A MOTORS, INC.

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: E

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 61944

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060403

Recall Initiator: OVSC

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20060323

Date Added To File: 20060323

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. 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:
PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.