Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1996 MERCURY MYSTIQUE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V247000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S24

Make: MERCURY

Model: MYSTIQUE

Year: 1996

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19960201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19960320

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 22324

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19991011

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19990913

Date Added To File: 19990923

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FUEL FILLER PIPE VENT HOSE MAY HAVE LESS THAN THE INTENDED LEVEL OF OZONE RESISTANCE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN THE HOSE BECOMING BRITTLE AND CRACKING.

Consequence Summary:
A CRACKED HOSE COULD RESULT IN FUEL LEAKAGE WHEN THE VEHICLE IS BEING FUELED.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUEL FILLER VENT HOSE CONTACTING THE APPROPRIATE BLEND OF PVC AND NITRILE RUBBER.