Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1985 MERCURY TOPAZ

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V134000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: TOPAZ

Year: 1985

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19851001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3988

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19851022

Date Added To File: 19851104

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE UNEXPECTED OPEN THROTTLE CAUSES AN INCREASE IN ENGINE SPEED WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE CAR AND A POTENTIAL CRASH. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL PROCESSOR MAY EXPERIENCE AN INTERMITTENT TIMING PROBLEM. THIS PROBLEM CAUSES IMPROPER EXECUTION ENGINE PERFORMANCE WHICH MAY MAINTAIN OR CAUSE A PARTIALLY OPEN THROTTLE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
REPLACE ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL PROCESSOR, IF NECESSARY.