Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V023000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: CONTINENTAL

Year: 1986

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19860101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 16000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860220

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19860210

Date Added To File: 19860226

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 105

Defect Summary:
WIRING CONNECTIONS IN AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR TO THE MASTER CYLINDER RESERVOIR FLUID LEVEL SENSORS WERE REVERSED AND FAIL TO INDICATE LOW FLUID LEVELS AS SPECIFIED BY FMVSS 105, HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: SENSOR WILL NOT TRANSMIT SIGNAL TO BRAKE WARNING LIGHT WHEN THE FLUID LEVEL IS LESS THAN ONE FOURTH FULL. WITHOUT THIS WARNING SIGNAL THE FLUID LEVEL MAY DECREASE TO THE POINT WHERE PARTIAL OR COMPLETE LOSS OF BRAKE WOULD BE EXPERIENCED AND MAY LEAD TO AN ACCIDENT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
RE-CONFIGURE WIRING TO THE FLUID LEVEL SENSOR CONNECTOR.