Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1988 MERCURY TRACER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V085000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: TRACER

Year: 1988

Component:
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19870601

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19880501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 66300

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19890919

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19890522

Date Added To File: 19890605

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
SOME LAP SHOULDER BELT RETRACTORS WERE BUILT WITH CERTAIN OUT OF TOLERANCE COMPONENTS.

Consequence Summary:
RETRACTORS MAY LOCK AT LOW BELT PULL OUT RATES, THISCOULD DISCOURAGE SEAT BELT USAGE.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE FRONT LAP SHOULDER BELT ASSEMBLIES, AS NECESSARY.