Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1996 MERCURY MYSTIQUE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V233000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: MYSTIQUE

Year: 1996

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19940718

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980112

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 175000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19981120

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980918

Date Added To File: 19980925

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FLOOR SHIFT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CONTROL CAN BE DAMAGED IF SUBJECTED TO CERTAIN INTERIOR CLEANING PRODUCTS. THE GEAR POSITION INDICATOR CAN DETERIORATE AND NOT CORRECTLY INDICATE THE ACTUAL GEAR POSITION.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN INCORRECT GEAR SELECTION.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLOOR SHIFT CONTROL.