Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 MERCURY CAPRI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 79V087000

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: 19790301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19790301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2700

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19790331

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19790405

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
WITH THE ENGINE OPERATING AT HIGH SPEED, THE PLASTIC ENGINE FAN FINGER GUARDS MAY CONTACT THE ENGINE FAN AND BREAKAGE OF THE GUARD MAY OCCUR. THIS COULD CAUSE FRAGMENTS OF THE FINGER GUARD TO SCATTER.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
TWO GUARD SUPPORTS AND TWO ADDITIONAL FASTENERS WILL BE INSTALLED. IF THE FAN GUARD HAS BEEN DAMAGED, THE GUARD AND FAN WILL BE REPLACED AT NO COST TO OWNER.