Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1997 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V402000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S47

Make: MERCURY

Model: MOUNTAINEER

Year: 1997

Component:
SUSPENSION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19940811

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19961031

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 810000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001215

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20001128

Date Added To File: 20001129

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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, A FRONT SWAY BAR LINK CAN FRACTURE.

Consequence Summary:
VEHICLE HANDLING COULD BE AFFECTED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH THE LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT SWAY BAR LINKS.