Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 MERCURY CAPRI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 78V211000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: CAPRI

Year: 1979

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19780801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19780901

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 6750

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19781004

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19781004

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH FLEXIBLE COOLING FAN BLADES THAT MAY CRACK WHEN SUBJECTED TO HIGH ENGINE SPEED OPERATING CONDITIONS. FAN BLADE CRACKING CAN LEAD TO FRAGMENTS SEPARATING FROM THE FAN.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE EXISTING COOLING FAN AT NO COST TO OWNER.