Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 MERCURY VILLAGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 92V172001

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: VILLAGER

Year: 1993

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19920401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19921001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 10800

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19921224

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19921202

Date Added To File: 19921221

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
FUEL FILLER HOSES MAY HAVE BEEN CUT PRIOR TO INSTALLATION BY A UTILITY KNIFE USED TO OPEN THE SHIPPING BOX.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IF THE CUT EXTENDED THROUGH THETHICKNESS OF THE HOSE WALL. LEAKING FUEL CAN RESULT IN A FIRE IF EXPOSEDTO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE THE FUEL FILLER HOSE.