Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 MERCURY COUGAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V065000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: COUGAR

Year: 1986

Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19860201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19860301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 163

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860617

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19860521

Date Added To File: 19860527

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108

Defect Summary:
HEADLAMP COVERS WERE INSTALLED ON VEHICLES IN ERROR. CAUSING THE CARS NOT TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE HEADLAMP COVERS MAY HINDER THE SAFE OPERATION OF THE CAR IN DARKNESS AND OTHER CONDITIONS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
REMOVE HEADLAMP COVERS.