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Ford Windstar recall 99I001000

Recall 99I001000
Body, Interior & Misc.
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1998, 1999

Mfr's Report Date:
N/A

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99I001000

NHTSA Action Number: SQ99001

Component: STRUCTURE:BODY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 15900

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS. THE OVERHEAD CONSOLE REAR RETAINING BRACKET CAN DEVELOP CRACKS AND SEPARATE, ALLOWING THE OVERHEAD CONSOLE TO BECOME LOOSE AND POSSIBLY FALL DOWN.

Consequence: IF THE CONSOLE DOES FALL DOWN, IT COULD DISTRACT THE DRIVER OR POSSIBLY STRIKE A FRONT SEAT OCCUPANT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED RETAINING BRACKET IN THE SAME LOCATION AS THE ORIGINAL RETAINING BRACKET.

Notes: FORD HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SERVICE PROGRAM TO REPLACE THE OVERHEAD CONSOLE RETAINING BRACKET.OWNERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673, CONCERNING THIS PROGRAM.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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