Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2004 MERCURY MONTEREY

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V446000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 04S24

Make: MERCURY

Model: MONTEREY

Year: 2004

Component:
WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20040223

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20040513

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 34013

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20040920

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20040913

Date Added To File: 20040916

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Defect Summary:
CERTAIN MINIVANS MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH FRONT WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE NOT HEAT TREATED CORRECTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL CRACKS IN THE HUB.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE CRACKS WERE TO PROGRESS, THIS COULD EVENTUALLY RESULT IN WHEEL SEPARATION. WHEEL SEPARATION MAY LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, AND POTENTIALLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT HUB, ROTORS, AND WHEEL BEARINGS. THE RECALL BEGAN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.