Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 MERCURY CAPRI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V053000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: CAPRI

Year: 1979

Component:
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19781201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19790101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 16000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19790328

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19790222

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
AN INCORRECT STEERING GEAR FLANGE MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED, WHICH MAY SLIP AND CAUSE EVENTUAL LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
INSPECTION FOR AND REPLACEMENT OF INCORRECT STEERING GEAR FLANGES WILL BE DONE AT NO COST TO OWNER.