Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 MERCURY VILLAGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 92V133002

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: VILLAGER

Year: 1993

Component:
SEAT BELTS

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:
ONE OR BOTH OF THE BOLTS SECURING THE AUTOMATIC SEAT BELT RESTRAINT SYSTEM TRACKS TO THE B-PILLARS WERE NOT ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE AUTOMATIC SEAT BELTSYSTEM TRACK JOINTS HAVING LESS THAN DESIGN STRENGTH, AND INCREASE THE RISK OFINJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION OR SUDDEN STOP.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEM TRACK MOUNTING BOLTS.