Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V109000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: LINCOLN

Model: TOWN CAR

Year: 1996

Component:
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19950801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19960501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 350

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960925

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19960624

Date Added To File: 19960627

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE ELR/ALR FEATURE IS USED TO ACCOMMODATE CHILD RESTRAINTS. WHEN SERVICING THE REAR BELT ASSEMBLIES, WRONG PARTS COULD HAVE BEEN USED WHICH DO NOT CONTAIN THE AUTOMATIC LOCKING FEATURE.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT, THE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY NOT PROPERLY SECURE THE CHILD RESTRAINT INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR BELT ASSEMBLIES WITH THE APPROPRIATE DESIGN RETRACTOR AND TONGUE ASSEMBLIES.