Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 MERCURY BOBCAT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V012000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: BOBCAT

Year: 1979

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19781201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19781201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 450

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19790309

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19790109

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT HAVE THE HAIR PIN CLIP USED TO RETAIN THE PUSHROD TO THE BRAKE PEDAL PUSHROD PIN INSTALLED. IF THIS CLIP IS MISSING, THE PUSHROD MAY BECOME DISENGAGED FROM THE BRAKE PEDAL PUSHROD PIN.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT VEHICLES FOR THE PRESENCE OF THIS HAIR PIN CLIP AND, IF NECESSARY, ANY MISSING PARTS WILL BE INSTALLED AT NO COST TO OWNER.