Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1973 MERCURY CAPRI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 78V176000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: CAPRI

Year: 1973

Component:
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 187000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19781213

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19780815

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE WIPER ARMS COULD SEPARATE FROM THE PIVOT SHAFTS, RENDERING THE WIPERS INOPERATIVE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL REPLACE THE WINDSHIELD WIPER ARMS, PIVOT ASSEMBLIES AND CERTAIN WIPER LINKAGE COMPONENTS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.