Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2000 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V368000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S41

Make: LINCOLN

Model: TOWN CAR

Year: 2000

Component:
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20000731

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000731

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 170

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001127

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20001109

Date Added To File: 20001115

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH MIDNIGHT BLACK OR MEDIUM PARCHMENT SEAT BELTS MANUFACTURED ON JULY 31, 2000, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, “SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES.” AN INCORRECT DRIVER’S SIDE REAR 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:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BELTS AND REPLACE THE AFFECTED SEAT BELT AND RETRACTOR ASSEMBLIES.