Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1987 MERCURY SABLE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 86V144000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: SABLE

Year: 1987

Component:
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19861001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19861001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 4714

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19861019

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19861028

Date Added To File: 19861029

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
STEERING SHAFT ASSEMBLIES CONTAIN LOWER SHAFTS OF INSUFFICIENT LENGTH FOR PROPER ATTACHMENT TO THE SHAFT INSULATOR FLANGE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: SHAFT COULD SEPARATE, RESULTING IN TOTAL LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
REPLACE STEERING SHAFT ASSEMBLY, AS NECESSARY.