Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1972 MERCURY COUGAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 81V002000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: COUGAR

Year: 1972

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19710701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19730701

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 123453

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19810422

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19811202

Date Added To File: 19810212

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
DUE TO A MANUFACTURING ERROR, CERTAIN FLEXIBLE-BLADE ENGINE COOLING FANS MAY BE SUBJECT TO FATIGUE CRACKING AND BLADE SEPARATION DURING VEHICLE OPERATION.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEFECTIVE FAN WILL BE REPLACED WITH ONE OF AN IMPROVED DESIGN WITHOUT CHARGE.