Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1977 MERCURY MONARCH

NHTSA Campaign Number: 77V218000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: MONARCH

Year: 1977

Component:
STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 40000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19780118

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19771214

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE MANUAL STEERING GEARS MAY CONTAIN STEERING GEAR RECIRCULATORY BALLS THAT COULD FRACTURE. THIS FRACTURING IS A RESULT OF IMPROPER HEAT-TREATMENT DURING MANUFACTURE AND CAN EVENTUALLY CAUSE INCREASED STEERING EFFORT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE BALL BEARINGS OF THE STEERING GEAR, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.