Ford Windstar Recall 99I001000

Recall 99I001000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

N/A

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

99I001000

NHTSA Action Number:

SQ99001

Component:

STRUCTURE:BODY

Potential Number of Units Affected:

15,900

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.

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