Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1994 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V152000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: TOWN CAR

Year: 1994

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19931101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19940701

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 214000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19940909

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19940809

Date Added To File: 19940819

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE NUTS AND BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE REAR BRAKE ADAPTOR TO THE AXLE HOUSING FLANGE CAN LOOSEN AND EVENTUALLY SEPARATE. IF ONE OR MORE OF THE NUTS COME OFF THE BOLTS, DAMAGE TO THE PARKING BRAKE ASSEMBLY OR TO THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) SENSOR AND SENSOR RING (IF SO EQUIPPED) WILL OCCUR. IF ALL FOUR NUTS ON ONE END OF THE AXLE COME OFF THE BOLTS, DAMAGE TO THE BRAKE HYDRAULIC LINE OR THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE CAN OCCUR.

Consequence Summary:
OCCURRENCE OF ANY OF THESE CONDITIONS CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY AND POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NEEDED, INSTALL NEW BOLTS. IF ANY OF THE FASTENERS ARE DISCONNECTED, THE PARKING BRAKE AND ABS COMPONENTS WILL BE INSPECTED AND SERVICED.