Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1994 MERCURY VILLAGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V253003

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: VILLAGER

Year: 1994

Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19940415

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19960915

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 72940

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19981104

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980817

Date Added To File: 19980831

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE REAR LAMP SOCKET MAY NOT ILLUMINATE BECAUSE THE METAL CAN IN THE LAMP SOCKET MOVES OR SEPARATES FROM THE PLASTIC SOCKET HOUSING.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CAN RESULT IN MALFUNCTION OF THE STOP OR REAR RUNNING LAMPS. CENTER HIGH MOUNT STOP LAMP FUNCTION IS UNAFFECTED. REAR LAMP MALFUNCTION CAN RESULT IN FOLLOWING DRIVERS NOT BEING ALERTED TO THE SUBJECT VEHICLE’S PRESENCE OR INTENDED ACTIONS, PARTICULARLY IN THE CASE IN WHICH BOTH LAMPS HAVE MALFUNCTIONED.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED REAR LAMP SOCKET AND WIRING ASSEMBLIES.