Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1985 MERCURY CAPRI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V068000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: CAPRI

Year: 1985

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19850401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 14008

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19850521

Date Added To File: 19850531

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
BRAKE BOOSTER REAR SHELLS MAY HAVE REDUCED WALL THICKNESSES WHICH COULD CAUSE THE SHELL TO BREAK. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: REPEATED BRAKE USE COULD CAUSE THE SHELL TO CRACK AND THE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY TO COME APART. SERVICE BRAKES CAPABILITY WOULD BE TOTALLY LOST WITHOUT WARNING AND COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
INSPECT AND IF NECESSARY REPLACE THE POWER BRAKE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY.