Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1972 MERCURY MONTEGO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 77V097000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: MONTEGO

Year: 1972

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 471535

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19770616

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19770620

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
SEVEN-BLADE COOLING FANS INSTALLED ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY BE SUBJECT TO FATIGUE CRACKING OF THE BLADES DUE TO STRESSES GENERATED DURING NORMAL VEHICLE OPERATION.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL REPLACE SEVEN BLADE FAN WITH A FAN OF FIVE BLADE DESIGN, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.