Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 MERCURY VILLAGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 92V132002

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: VILLAGER

Year: 1993

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19920401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19920801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19920929

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19920921

Date Added To File: 19920930

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE SERVICE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER WAS NOT PROPERLY ASSEMBLED OR COULD HAVE BEEN DAMAGED BY THE EVACUATION AND FILLING OF THE BRAKE SYSTEM AT THE ASSEMBLY PLANT.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CAN RESULT IN A PARTIAL BRAKE SYSTEM FAILURE DUE TOINTERNAL MASTER CYLINDER LEAKAGE WHICH CAN CAUSE LOSS OF BRAKING ON TWO OF THEFOUR WHEELS. IF THIS OCCURS, THERE WOULD BE INCREASED BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL, HIGHERPEDAL EFFORTS AND INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Corrective Action:
A NEW BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER WILL BE INSTALLED.