Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 MERCURY SABLE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94E036000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: SABLE

Year: 1990

Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER

Manufacturers Involved: MONROE AUTO CORP.

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19940101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19941101

Recall Type: E

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 98000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19941215

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19941125

Date Added To File: 19941201

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE ARC WELDS ON THE SWAY BAR BRACKET, WHERE IT ATTACHES TO THE STRUT RESERVE TUBE, DID NOT FUSE PROPERLY.

Consequence Summary:
OVER TIME, A PORTION OF THE BRACKET CAN TEAR AWAY FROM THE STRUT, FALLING INTO AND PUNCTURING THE TIRE OR CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE WHEEL, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
MONROE DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STRUT FREE OF CHARGE.