Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 MERCURY TRACER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94E019000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: TRACER

Year: 1991

Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT

Manufacturers Involved: DANA CORPORATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19921201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19940501

Recall Type: E

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 919

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19940531

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19940602

Date Added To File: 19940623

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE OFFSET TOE ADJUSTING PIN CAN FRACTURE UNDER CONDITIONS SUCH AS TORSIONAL LOADS, FLEXING MOTION, IMPACT LOADS, AND OVERTORQUING.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE STEERING CONTROL ANDAN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DANA WILL PAY FOR REPLACEMENT AND LABOR COSTS OF THE ADJUSTMENT PIN WITHOUT CHARGE TO THE INSTALLING FACILITY AND THE VEHICLE OWNER. THESE PINS SHOULD BE REPLACED BY A FORD ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT PIN ASSEMBLY. OWNER OR INSTALLER INQUIRIES CONCERNING THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN SHOULD CONTACT DANA SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-248-9606.