Mercury Villager Recall 96V089001

Recall 96V089001

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

July 10, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

96V089001

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

6,600

Summary:

AN OUT-OF-SPECIFICATION CONDITION IN THE SEAT CABLE ROLLER PULLEY ASSEMBLY CAN ALLOW THE CABLE THAT CONNECTS THE SEAT ADJUST LEVER TO THE LATCH TO BE PINCHED IN THE ROLLER ASSEMBLY.

Consequence:

CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: THIS CONDITION CAN PREVENT THE LATCH ON THE LEFT SIDE FROM FULLY ENGAGING THE SEAT RAIL. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENT OF FMVSS NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS."

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE A COMPONENT IN THE THIRD ROW SLIDING BENCH SEAT LATCH ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEATS; BENCH; FMVSS NO. 207. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI-VANS EQUIPPED WITH SLIDING THIRD ROW BENCH SEATS.NOTE: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 17, 1996. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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