Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1981 LINCOLN MARK VI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V147000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: MARK VI

Year: 1981

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19800801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19801001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 18154

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19801119

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19801113

Date Added To File: 19801210

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES HAVE ELECTRICAL RELAY SYSTEMS WHICH MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO WATER LEAKAGE INTO THE RELAY CASE. WATER ENTRY MAY CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT WITHIN THE RELAY.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT VEHICLES FOR THE TYPE OF RELAY USED, REORIENT WIRING HARNESSES AS NECESSARY, AND REPLACE SUSPECT RELAYS WITH NEW PARTS.