Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1982 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 82V041000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: CONTINENTAL

Year: 1982

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19810801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19820301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 15988

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19820526

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19820427

Date Added To File: 19820430

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH AN INADEQUATE SEAL BETWEEN THE FUEL FILLER PIPE-HOUSING ASSEMBLY AND THE FUEL FILLER OPENING-COLLAR ASSEMBLY. TWO ATTACHING SCREWS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS JOINT WERE OMITTED DURING ASSEMBLY. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT A SMALL QUANTITY OF OVERFLOW FUEL COULD LEAK INTO THE RIGHT REAR FENDER WELL BEHIND THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT TRIM PANEL IF FUEL “SPIT-BACK” OR OVERFILLING WERE TO OCCUR DURING REFUELING.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSTALL THE TWO MISSING FASTENERS AND A LOWER FLANGE REINFORCEMENT AT NO COST TO OWNER.