Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V109000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: CONTINENTAL

Year: 1986

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19840801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19860201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 38000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860811

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19860808

Date Added To File: 19860813

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, CONTACTS IN BRAKE SYSTEM RELAY COULD REMAIN CLOSED, CAUSING THE BRAKE PUMP MOTOR TO RUN CONTINUOUSLY, CAUSING IT TO OVERHEAT AND EVENTUALLY FAIL. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: SHOULD THE BRAKE SUPPLY MOTOR FAIL, THE POWER ASSIST TO THE FRONT BRAKES WILL BE LOST, AND AFTER ABOUT 10 TO 15 NORMAL BRAKE STOPS, LOSS OF REAR BRAKE FUNCTION WILL RESULT, CAUSING INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE. HOWEVER, THE INSTRUMENT BRAKE WARNING LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE PRIOR TO REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY AND IF WARNING IS NOT HEEDED, AN ACCIDENT MAY OCCUR.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
REPLACE PUMP MOTOR RELAYS.