Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1976 MERCURY MONTEGO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 77V232000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: MONTEGO

Year: 1976

Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2488

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19780320

Recall Initiator: OVSC

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19771228

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN FRONT PARK/TURN SIGNAL LAMP ASSEMBLIES THAT MAY BE IN NON-COMPLIANCE TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT”. THE NON-COMPLIANCE EXISTS BECAUSE OF A POSSIBLE SEPARATION BETWEEN THE LAMP LENS AND LAMP HOUSING DUE TO VIBRATION. THIS SEPARATION COULD ALLOW MOISTURE AND DIRT ACCUMULATION TO OCCUR INSIDE THE LAMP ASSEMBLY.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSTALL A NEW FRONT PARK/TURN SIGNAL LAMP ON EACH HEADLIGHT DOOR WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.