Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 MERCURY SABLE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90E043001

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: SABLE

Year: 1990

Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19900501

Recall Type: E

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 172000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19901105

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19901030

Date Added To File: 19901031

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THREADED INFLATOR COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY ALLOW COMPONENTS TO SEPARATE WHEN INFLATOR RECEIVES A SIGNAL TO DEPLOY THE AIR BAG.

Consequence Summary:
INFLATOR COMPONENT SEPARATION ALLOWS HOT COMBUSTION GASES TO ESCAPE INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT WHICH COULD RESULT IN INJURIES TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE AIR BAG MODULES CONTAINING POTENTIALLY DEFECTIVE INFLATORS.