Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1988 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 88V101000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: CONTINENTAL

Year: 1988

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19871001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19880501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 22893

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19880722

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19880627

Date Added To File: 19880630

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
TRANSMISSION SHIFT CABLES MAY NOT MEET FORDS PULL OUT LOAD SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE SWIVEL TUBE PORTION OF THE CABLE, WHICH COULD ALLOW THE SWIVEL TUBE TO SEPARATE FROM THE SHIFT CABLE ASSEMBLY.

Consequence Summary:
OPERATOR WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO SHIFT FROM ONE OF THEDRIVE GEARS INTO PARK POSITION.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE SHIFT CABLE.