Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2008 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V453000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 07S56

Make: MERCURY

Model: MOUNTAINEER

Year: 2008

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20070723

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20070814

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1497

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070830

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20070926

Date Added To File: 20070926

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Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.6L ENGINE AND 6R TRANSMISSION, THE BOLT SECURING THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE FITTINGS AT THE TRANSMISSION MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SUFFICIENTLY TORQUED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY. AS A RESULT, THE BOLT MAY LOOSEN AND THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINES MAY DISENGAGE FROM THE TRANSMISSION, CAUSING A TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK.

Consequence Summary:
IF LEAKING TRANSMISSION FLUID CONTACTS THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER, IT MAY POSE A RISK OF FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND HAVE THE TRANSMISSION COOLER LINE ATTACHMENT BOLT TIGHTENED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 30, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.