Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V144000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 03G01

Make: LINCOLN

Model: CONTINENTAL

Year: 1999

Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980507

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000229

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 43459

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20030331

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20030409

Date Added To File: 20030507

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE DRIVER AND/OR PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG COULD DEPLOY AS A RESULT OF UNDERBODY IMPACTS NEAR THE SENSORS, SUCH AS THOSE OCCURRING FROM PIECES OF GRAVEL OR DEBRIS THROWN FROM THE WHEELS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED AT MODERATE TO HIGH SPEED OR BEING ACCELERATED.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE AIR BAG SENSORS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 31, 2003. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LINCOLN AT 1-800-521-4140.