Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1983 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V017000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: TOWN CAR

Year: 1983

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19821101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19821201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 36000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19830309

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19830224

Date Added To File: 19830228

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE SHIFT INDICATOR MAY NOT ACCURATELY REFLECT THE SHIFT SELECTOR POSITION. SOME VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH TRANSMISSION CONTROL SELECTOR TUBE RETAINING CLIPS THAT MAY NOT BE HARD ENOUGH. THE CLIP MAY LOOSEN OR FALL OFF, AND THE SELECTOR TUBE MAY BECOME DISPLACED.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL SELECTOR TUBE RETAINING CLIP AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.