Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V091000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: TOWN CAR

Year: 1991

Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 142800

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950811

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950516

Date Added To File: 19950518

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
CORROSION OF THE HOOD LATCH STRIKER PLATE CAUSES DETACHMENT OF THE PLATE FROM THE HOOD ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN AN UNEXPECTED OPENING OF THE HOOD WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN REDUCE THE DRIVER’S VIEW OF THE ROAD INCREASING THE POTENTIAL OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HOOD INNER PANEL REINFORCEMENT AND A NEW, GALVANIZED HOOD LATCH STRIKER PLATE.