Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2003 MERCURY SABLE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V105000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 04S11

Make: MERCURY

Model: SABLE

Year: 2003

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20020416

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20030918

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 399926

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20040310

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20040302

Date Added To File: 20040309

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Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE AIR FILTER PAPER IN THESE VEHICLES CAN SMOLDER OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CAN LEAD TO DAMAGE TO THE AIR INDUCTION SYSTEM ON THESE VEHICLES AND/OR AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR FILTER ELEMENT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON MARCH 10, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.