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Car Recalls

Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Mercury recalls

 

For Models: Ford Contour, Mercury Mystique

Engine, October 15, 1994

Summary: A METAL SHIELD ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE PLASTIC FUEL FILLER PIPE CAN DEVELOP A STATIC ELECTRICAL CHARGE DURING REFUELING OF THE VEHICLE.

For Models: Ford Contour, Mercury Mystique

Engine, October 14, 1994

Summary: THE FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE OPENING REINFORCEMENT CAN LEAK AT THE WELD.

For Models: Mercury Villager

Body, Interior & Misc., October 7, 1994

Summary: THE WINDSHIELDS WERE MARKED WITH A "PROTOTYPE" DESIGNATION AND NOT MARKED AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 205, "GLAZING MATERIALS."

For Models: Ford Crown Victoria, Lincoln Town Car, Mercury Grand Marquis

Brakes, September 9, 1994

Summary: THE NUTS AND BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE REAR BRAKE ADAPTOR TO THE AXLE HOUSING FLANGE CAN LOOSEN AND EVENTUALLY SEPARATE. IF ONE OR MORE OF THE NUTS COME OFF THE BOLTS, DAMAGE TO THE PARKING BRAKE ASSEMBLY OR TO THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) SENSOR AND SENSOR RING (IF SO EQUIPPED) WILL OCCUR. IF ALL FOUR NUTS ON ONE END OF THE AXLE COME OFF THE BOLTS, DAMAGE TO THE BRAKE HYDRAULIC LINE OR THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE CAN OCCUR.

For Models: Ford Escort, Mercury Tracer

Suspension & Steering, May 31, 1994

Summary: THE OFFSET TOE ADJUSTING PIN CAN FRACTURE UNDER CONDITIONS SUCH AS TORSIONAL LOADS, FLEXING MOTION, IMPACT LOADS, AND OVERTORQUING.

For Models: Mercury Capri

Drive Train, December 17, 1993

Summary: THE TRANSMISSION FLUID RUBBER TUBE CONNECTING THE TRANSMISSION TO THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LOCATED IN THE RADIATOR CAN BECOME DISCONNECTED FROM THE TRANSMISSION, RESULTING IN DISCHARGE OF TRANSMISSION FLUID.

For Models: Ford Escort, Mercury Tracer

Electrical & Lights, June 25, 1993

Summary: THE ROLL PINS SECURING THE IGNITION LOCK IN THE STEERING COLUMN HOUSING CAN SEPARATE OR MOVE OUT OF POSITION.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Brakes, May 7, 1993

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1993 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles equipped with anti-lock brake systems (ABS). The incorrect ABS controller may be installed on the vehicle, which could result in insufficient braking ability. This can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the controller with the correct unit.

For Models: Mercury Villager

Engine, December 24, 1992

Summary: FUEL FILLER HOSES MAY HAVE BEEN CUT PRIOR TO INSTALLATION BY A UTILITY KNIFE USED TO OPEN THE SHIPPING BOX.

For Models: Ford Escort, Mercury Tracer

Engine, November 6, 1992

Summary: FATIGUE CRACKS CAN DEVELOP IN THE SOLDER JOINT BETWEEN THE FUEL RETURN TUBE AND THE FUEL PUMP SENDING UNIT LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK.

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