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Mercury Villager recall 99V347001

Recall 99V347001
Electrical & Lights, January 19, 2000
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1999

Mfr's Report Date:
January 19, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99V347001

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 41891

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS. THE TAIL LIGHT SOCKET MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MOLDED, RESULTING IN THE LOCKING TAB HAVING INSUFFICIENT FORCE TO RETAIN THE BULB.

Consequence: IF THE BULB FALLS OUT OF THE SOCKET, THE BRAKE OR TAIL LAMP FUNCTION CANNOT OCCUR.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TAIL LAMP SOCKETS.

Notes: FORD RECALL NO. 99S36.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 19, 2000.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 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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