Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1989 MERCURY COUGAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 88V165000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: COUGAR

Year: 1989

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19880801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19880901

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 124

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19881007

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19881018

Date Added To File: 19881028

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
PLASTIC ROLLOVER VALVE MOUNTING PLATE MAY NOT BE PROPERLY SEALED TO THE PLASTIC FUEL TANK.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL OR VAPOR COULD LEAK, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLEFIRE.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE FUEL TANK.