Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1988 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 88V118000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: CONTINENTAL

Year: 1988

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19870701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19880701

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 28000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19880722

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19880722

Date Added To File: 19880804

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT THAT CONTROLS CURRENT TO BRAKE PUMP MOTOR RELAY, HEATER AND AIR CONDITIONING BLOWER MOTOR, TURN SIGNALS, AND A ELECTRONIC MESSAGE CENTER MAY OVERHEAT DUE TO INABILITY OF IGNITION CIRCUIT WIRING CONNECTIONS TO DISSIPATE HEAT GENERATED BY ELECTRICAL LOADS.

Consequence Summary:
BRAKE PUMP MOTOR WILL NOT OPERATE, SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCINGBRAKING CAPABILITY; BRAKE WARNING LIGHT WILL COME ON.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE IGNITION SWITCH AND MODIFY SWITCH WIRING.