Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1992 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V151000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: TOWN CAR

Year: 1992

Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19911001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 73837

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950922

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950807

Date Added To File: 19950821

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 OR IS NOT PROPERLY LATCHED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, THE HOOD COULD FLY UP OBSTRUCTING THE OPERATOR’S VISION, AND INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLY.