Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V147000

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: 19900801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 72000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19911220

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19910910

Date Added To File: 19910930

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH MAY NOT ENGAGE WHEN THE HOOD IS CLOSED.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT THE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH RELEASES WHEN THEVEHICLE IS IN MOTION, THE HOOD COULD FLY UP, OBSTRUCTING THE OPERATOR’S VISION,AND INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL A NEW HOOD LATCHING ASSEMBLY.