Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1988 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 88V030000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: CONTINENTAL

Year: 1988

Component:
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19871001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19880201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8848

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19880419

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19880311

Date Added To File: 19880318

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
TWO TORSION SPRINGS ATTACHED TO REAR SUSPENSION CONTROL ARMS MAY FRACTURE AND RUB AGAINST A REAR TIRE.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN SUDDEN LOSS OF TIRE INFLATIONPRESSURE WITH POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL TORSION SPRING SEATS TO RESTRICT THE SPRINGS FROM CONTACTING THE TIRE IF THEY SHOULD FRACTURE.