Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1983 LINCOLN MARK VI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V028000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: MARK VI

Year: 1983

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19821201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19830201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 98162

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19830226

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19830307

Date Added To File: 19830311

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE PARKING GEAR MAY NOT ENGAGE, EVEN THOUGH THE GEAR SHIFT LEVER IS PLACED IN THE “PARK” POSITION. THIS OCCURS IF THE LINKAGE INSIDE THE TRANSMISSION THAT ACTUATES THE PARK GEAR WAS IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. A PIN THAT RETAINS COMPONENTS ON A LINKAGE (ACTUATING) ROD COULD BREAK AND THE LINKAGE MAY NOT ENGAGE THE PARKING GEAR.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE PARKING PAWL ACTUATING ROD ASSEMBLY.