Mercury Grand Marquis Recall 90E043001

Recall 90E043001

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

November 5, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

90E043001

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected:

172,000

Summary:

THREADED INFLATOR COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY ALLOW COMPONENTS TO SEPARATE WHEN INFLATOR RECEIVES A SIGNAL TO DEPLOY THE AIR BAG.

Consequence:

INFLATOR COMPONENT SEPARATION ALLOWS HOT COMBUSTION GASES TO ESCAPE INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT WHICH COULD RESULT IN INJURIES TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.

Remedy:

REPLACE AIR BAG MODULES CONTAINING POTENTIALLY DEFECTIVE INFLATORS.

Notes:

NOTE:THIS CAMPAIGN WAS INITIATED BY TRW, INC., MANUFACTURER OF THE AIR BAG MODULE SYSTEM:AIR BAG MODULES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH DRIVER SIDE SUPPLEMENTAL AIRBAG MODULES.

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