Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1981 MERCURY ZEPHYR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V152000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: ZEPHYR

Year: 1981

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19801001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19801001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19801107

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19801119

Date Added To File: 19801217

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE BRAKE PUSHROD TO BRAKE PEDAL RETAINING PINS MAY BE MISSING OR LOOSE. INSECURELY INSTALLED OR MISSING RETAINERS COULD RESULT IN DISENGAGEMENT OF THE BRAKE PUSHROD AND TOTAL LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKING.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL A BRAKE PEDAL RETAINING PIN.