Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 MERCURY SABLE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V171000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: SABLE

Year: 1990

Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19890901

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2900

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19891004

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19891013

Date Added To File: 19891025

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
AN INCORRECT TRANSISTOR MAY CAUSE AUTOLAMP SYSTEM LIGHT SENSOR MODULE MALFUNCTION.

Consequence Summary:
HEADLAMPS COULD TURN OFF WHILE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN ORREMAIN ON AFTER VEHICLE IS PARKED. LOSS OF HEADLIGHTS WHILE DRIVING AT NIGHTCOULD BE HAZARDOUS TO THE DRIVER AND OTHER TRAFIFIC.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE LIGHT SENSOR MODULES.