Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1988 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 88V114000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: CONTINENTAL

Year: 1988

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19871001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19880601

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 26000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19880722

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19880719

Date Added To File: 19880721

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
NYLON SHIELDED WIRING HARNESS, LOCATED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT, IS SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT DAMAGE AND MELTING OF THE NYLON MATERIAL IN 100 DEGREE PLUS WEATHER.

Consequence Summary:
MELTED NYLON SHIELD COULD DRIP ONTO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLDAND RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Action:
WRAP WIRING HARNESS WITH HEAT RESISTANT FIBERGLASS TAPE.