Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95E006002

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: TOWN CAR

Year: 1995

Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19950101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19950201

Recall Type: E

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8600

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950210

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950224

Date Added To File: 19950228

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG HAS AN INFLATOR BODY THAT CRACKED DURING FORMING OF THE CURL THAT RETAINS THE IGNITER PLUG IN THE END OF THE INFLATOR. ALSO THE IGNITER END CAP CAN SEPARATE FROM THE INFLATOR.

Consequence Summary:
THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG MAY NOT INFLATE PROPERLY RESULTING IN REDUCED OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT. IF THE IGNITER END CAP SEPARATES IN A FRONTAL COLLISION, HOT GASES CAN BE RELEASED AND IGNITE FLAMMABLE MATERIAL OR CAUSE BURN INJURIES.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE AND REPLACE THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG MODULE.