Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1981 MERCURY LYNX

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V133000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: LYNX

Year: 1981

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19800801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19800901

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 7000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19801001

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19801015

Date Added To File: 19801209

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT WIRE ASSEMBLY THAT MAY HAVE BEEN ROUTED ABOVE THE AIR CONDITIONING SUCTION HOSE. THIS HOSE MAY PUSH UP ON THE WIRING HARNESS CAUSING IT TO CONTACT THE HOOD PROP ROD BRACKET ATTACHING BOLT. THIS COULD LEAD TO PENETRATION OR CHAFING OF THE WIRING INSULATION.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT THE WIRING HARNESS ROUTING AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.