Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 MERCURY VILLAGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V347001

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S36

Make: MERCURY

Model: VILLAGER

Year: 1999

Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980318

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19990615

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 41891

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000119

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19991210

Date Added To File: 19991222

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Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS. THE TAIL LIGHT SOCKET MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MOLDED, RESULTING IN THE LOCKING TAB HAVING INSUFFICIENT FORCE TO RETAIN THE BULB.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE BULB FALLS OUT OF THE SOCKET, THE BRAKE OR TAIL LAMP FUNCTION CANNOT OCCUR.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TAIL LAMP SOCKETS.