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Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2000 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V364000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S40

Make: LINCOLN

Model: TOWN CAR

Year: 2000

Component:
SEAT BELTS:FRONT

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20000731

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000731

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 34

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001113

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20001113

Date Added To File: 20001116

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH MEDIUM GRAPHITE SEAT BELTS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, “SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES.” AN INCORRECT FRONT CENTER SEAT BELT AND RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED.

Corrective Action:
ALL SUSPECT VEHICLES HAVE HAD THE SEAT BELTS INSPECTED OR REPLACED BY FORD.