Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 MERCURY CAPRI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 92V080000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: CAPRI

Year: 1991

Component:
AIR BAGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19920201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 648

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19920804

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19920602

Date Added To File: 19920625

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE AIR BAG MODULES DO NOT MEET THE FORD SPECIFICATIONS FOR HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURE PERFORMANCE.

Consequence Summary:
AT HIGH AMBIENT INTERIOR VEHICLE TEMPERATURES ABOVE140 DEGREES, THE AIR BAG MAY TEAR AND MALFUNCTION UPON DEPLOYMENT.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE THE AIR BAG MODULES WITH MODULES THAT MEET SPECIFICATIONS.