Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1981 MERCURY MARQUIS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 82V135000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: MARQUIS

Year: 1981

Component:
SUSPENSION:REAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19810501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19811001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 4361

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19830118

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19821228

Date Added To File: 19830117

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE LOWER CONTROL ARMS MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED FROM STEEL WITH MATERIAL THICKNESS BELOW THE MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS FOR POLICE DUTY. THIS COULD LEAD TO CRACKS DEVELOPING IN THE CONTROL ARMS, AND EVENTUALLY, THE POSSIBILITY OF FRACTURE OF AN ARM.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL INSTALL NEW REAR SUSPENSION LOWER CONTROL ARMS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE VEHICLE WITHOUT CHARGE.