Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 MERCURY VILLAGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V205001

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S21

Make: MERCURY

Model: VILLAGER

Year: 1999

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19990618

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19990722

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2785

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990810

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19990803

Date Added To File: 19990804

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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS. THE FUEL TANK RETENTION STRAP (TWO STRAPS PER VEHICLE) CAN BREAK AT THE SPOT WELDS CAUSING AN UNDERBODY RATTLE.

Consequence Summary:
THERE IS ALSO A POTENTIAL FOR FUEL TANK SEPARATION OR FUEL LEAK, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK RETENTION STRAPS.