Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 MERCURY TRACER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V218000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: TRACER

Year: 1995

Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19940901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19941001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 240

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19941230

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19941110

Date Added To File: 19941122

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG MODULE CAN HAVE AN INADEQUATELY WELDED INFLATOR CANISTER.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THE WELD SEAM CAN SEPARATE, CAUSING THE AIR BAG TO FAIL TO DEPLOY PROPERLY AND HOT GASES TO BE EXPELLED FROM THE BACK OF THE STEERING WHEEL. THIS CAN RESULT IN AN INCREASED RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY FROM THE HOT GASES AND THE AIR BAG FAILURE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW AIR BAG MODULE.